Catalogue description Office of Works and successors: Miscellaneous Plans and Drawings

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Reference: WORK 38
Title: Office of Works and successors: Miscellaneous Plans and Drawings

This series contains plans and drawings relating to various buildings, property and improvements outside the main areas of responsibility of the Office of Works and its successors.

The buildings and areas covered include: barracks, bridges, Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Brompton and other cemeteries; crown property; docks and dockyards including the Port of London; engineering and sanitation works; a proposed London railway station; legal buildings; the Menai Bridge; prisons; the River Thames and the Embankment; the City of London, including St Paul's Cathedral; the City of Westminster, including Victoria Street, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Bridge and Parliament Square; and Whippingham Church, Isle of Wight.

Date: 1662-1951
Related material:

Files relating to some of the buildings and structures covered by these plans are in WORK 6

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

Ministry of Works and Buildings, Directorate of Works, 1940-1942

Ministry of Works and Planning, Directorate of Works, 1942-1943

Ministry of Works, Directorate General of Works, 1946-1962

Ministry of Works, Directorate of Works, 1943-1945

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

Office of Works, 1378-1832

Office of Works, 1851-1940

Office of Works, Architects and Surveyors Division, 1902-1914

Office of Works, Architects Division, 1914-1920

Office of Works, Directorate of Works, 1920-1940

Office of Works, Surveyors Division, 1901-1901

Physical description: 468 flat sheets and rolls
Access conditions: Open

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