Job: Drawings of buildings in the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering at Wrest Park, and associated sites

Jan 1965 - Apr 1996
Wrest Park, National Institute Of Agricultural Engineering, Silsoe, Wrest Park, Central Bedfordshire
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187 sheets of drawings, mostly showing proposals for new buildings and work to existing buildings at the Institute (renamed AFRC Institute of Engineering Research in 1986 and the Silsoe Research Institute in 1991), drawn by a number of different draughtsmen including Peter Ferguson, S C Bevis, M W Gutteridge, G B Harris and P R Ralph between 1967 and 1992, but also including some copies of building design drawings made by the Charter Building Design Group between 1967 and 1972, and odd sheets by Feilden and Mawson architects, and contractors including Aqua, Brian S Thomas Ltd, Briggs and Forrester, SDC Survey, Design and Construction, Drake Scull, Robert Somerville Associates and Hills Electrical.

There is also a single copy of a sheet by Frank Osborne and Tomkins showing generic semi-detached housing, and a single sheet produced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food showing Bedford College Farm.

The most recent sheets are as installed electrical drawings by Cousins Electrical Ltd from 1996.


This is part of the Volume: PF/WRE Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire; within the Series: EHC01/022 English Heritage Plans and Measured Drawings; within the Collection: EHC01 English Heritage(EH):Archive

This Job is divided into 187 Child Records
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Measured Drawing: 187


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People & Organisations

Creator of Archive: Feilden And Mawson

Creator of Archive: Aqua

Creator of Archive: He (Hills Electrical)

Creator of Archive: Ralph, P R

Creator of Archive: Gutteridge, M W

Creator of Archive: Ferguson, Peter

Creator of Archive: Bevis, S C

Creator of Archive: Harris, G B

Creator of Archive: Cousins Electrical Ltd

Creator of Archive: National Institute Of Agricultural Engineering

Creator of Archive: Silsoe Research Institute

Creator of Archive: Frank Osborne And Tomkins

Creator of Archive: The Charter Building Design Group

Creator of Archive: Briggs And Forrester

Creator of Archive: Bst (Brian S Thomas Ltd)

Creator of Archive: Sdc (Survey, Design And Construction Ltd)

Creator of Archive: Rsa (Robert Somerville Associates)

Creator of Archive: Afrc Institute Of Engineering Research

Creator of Archive: Drake Scull Ltd


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