Catalogue description Office of Works and successors: Deeds, Series III (Contract Rolls)

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Reference: WORK 13
Title: Office of Works and successors: Deeds, Series III (Contract Rolls)

This is the third series of title deeds of the Commissioners of Works.

They are the original contracts for the erection and maintenance of various public offices, royal residences, post offices and other public buildings (including a few overseas establishments) with (attached) specifications of work and material and architect's drawings relating thereto.

Date: 1844-1951
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English

Ministry of Works, 1943-1962

Ministry of Works and Buildings, 1940-1942

Ministry of Works and Planning, 1942-1943

Office of Woods, Forests, Land Revenues, Works and Buildings, Works Department, 1832-1851

Office of Works, 1851-1940

Physical description: 1395 flat sheets, rolls and volumes
Closure criterion: Unknown
Lord Chancellor's Instrument: LCI 91 - Series containing both closure and accelerated opening instruments
LCI signed date: 1991 October 28

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