Sheerness Naval Dockyard, Kent: close-up of the chain-testing house

RIBApix ref no RIBA5085
Architect/DesignerHoll, Edward (d. 1824)
Rennie, John (1761-1821)
Rennie, Sir John (1794-1874)
Taylor, George Ledwell (1788-1873)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1856
Image Date1956
Library ReferenceAP96/123
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Eric de Mare / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: John Rennie was the engineer who surveyed and designed the new Dockyard for Sheerness, which was completed by his son after his death. Edward Holl, civil architect to Admiralty, and his successor George Ledwell Taylor, are thought to be responsible for the designs of the main brick buildings.

Subject tags

windows, brickwork, industrial buildings, dockyards