Surrounding the walls of the Temple were side chambers
for the priests, Levites, and for storage.
The chambers were three stories high.
These three stories were made accessible first
by the door located at the south side of the Temple,
and then inside by winding stairs.
These stairs began in the lowest story,
winding up through and into the middle story,
and then from the middle story into the
1 Kings 6:8
implies that the winding stairs
were located next to the door at the lowest
The most logical place for the stairs would be
at the east end of the chambers.
Based on this information we re-constructed
the door near the east end of the south wall.