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A coloured section of the labourers' tenements at Purfleet

A coloured section of the labourers' tenements at Purfleet

Medium: Ink on paper

Date: 1764

Shelfmark: K Top Vol. 13

Item number: 48.n

Length: 14.5

Width: 13.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Plan

Plan of the Smith’s shop and guard room at Purfleet in Essex. A magazine that originally stood just outside Greenwich was demolished because it had become unsafe and an Act of Parliament was passed and land was purchased at Purfleet for a new magazine. Five new magazines were erected along with a Blacksmith’s shop, a guardroom, barracks and some labourers tenements.

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