Hand-tracing of plans, construction details, an elevation and a location plan for the proposed extension of the headquarters building to provide barrack accommodation including detailed measurements and construction notes

4 Jun 1924
Dover Castle, Headquarters Offices, Dover, Kent
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Dover Castle, Cliff Barrack Block And Married Quarters, Dover, Kent
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The plans of the first- and second-floor are highly detailed and include fixtures and some furnishing. They also show section lines and are on a scale of 1" to 8ft. The elevation and a foundation plan are also on this scale. The foundation plan give detailed construction information as do a section at foundation and floor level and three sections of part of the drainage system. These are at 1" to 4ft and 3" to 4ft. The site plan includes some drainage information and is at 1:500. There are a few pencil notes relating to the provision of bath and toilet facilities that are not on other copies of this plan. The drawing is signed by various Royal Engineers and there is a hand-tinted copy.


This is part of the Job: PF/DOV/015 Alterations to buildings for expanded military use in 1924, Dover Castle; within the Volume: PF/DOV Dover Castle, Kent; within the Series: EHC01/022 English Heritage Plans and Measured Drawings; within the Collection: EHC01 English Heritage(EH):Archive


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Creator of Archive: Royal Engineers


Early 20th Century Barracks