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Papers on the West Building, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/238

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with additional papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Building (the 'West Building'). The papers include five drawings from Thorn Electrical Industries Limited, Atlas Lighting Division:

1. Drawing of details of the proposed lighting fittings for the control room, 16 April 1956.

2. Drawing of the proposed lighting for the control room showing details of the louvre frame, 25 April 1956.

3. Drawing of details of channels for louvres for the proposed lighting of the control room, 16 April 1956.

4. Drawing of details of the proposed lighting for the control room, 30 April 1956.

5. Drawing of details of the louvre fin for the proposed lighting fitting for the control room, 16 April 1956.


  • 1955 - 1956

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:00:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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