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

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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
CitySheerness
Subject Date1856
Image Date1956
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP96/123
OrientationPortrait
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