Catalogue description Admiralty, Navy Works Department and predecessors: Naval Establishments: Plans and Drawings

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Reference: WORK 41
Title: Admiralty, Navy Works Department and predecessors: Naval Establishments: Plans and Drawings
Description:

This series contains plans of naval establishments, including dockyards, naval hospitals, workshops and magazines.

The bulk of these plans date from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, although a substantial minority are of eighteenth-century origin.

Date: c1760-1970
Related material:

For records of naval works, see Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard and related bodies, Division within ADM

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Admiralty, Civil Engineer in Chief's Department, 1919-1960

Admiralty, Directorate of Works, 1837-1919

Board of Admiralty, Surveyor of Buildings, 1832-1837

Navy Board, Inspector General of Naval Works, 1796-1813

Navy Board, Surveyor of Buildings, 1813-1832

Physical description: 671 flat sheets and rolls
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Ministry of Public Building and Works , from 1967

Custodial history: These files were inherited by the Ministry of Public Building and Works from the Navy Works Department of the Admiralty in 1963. It is likely that they were regarded as of primarily historical interest by that date.
Accruals: Series is accruing

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