Item 04 - Ministry of Works Building Licence

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GB ARCHON 2913 PA30-04-01-04


Ministry of Works Building Licence


  • 26-2-1952 (Creation)

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1 form

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The department originally derived from the Office of Works (Kings Works) responsible only for royal properties (1378-1832) which became the Office of Woods, Forest, Land Revenues and Works (1832-1852). The Office of Works was founded in 1851 and became the Ministry of Works in 1940. Then the Ministry of Works & Planning (1942-3), the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) 1951-62, the Ministry of Public Buildings and Works (1962–70) before being subsumed in the Department of the Environment in 1970 and English Heritage in 1984.

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Northampton Diocese Archive

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Licence from Ministry of Works permitting the construction of the new church in March.

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PA30-04-01-45 1 page dated 26-2-1952

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214mm x 169mm

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