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Verbruggen's House - 1 Verbruggen's House

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Alan Patient of

Plaque: Verbruggen's House - 1


Verbruggen's House, 1773, built for Jan & Pieter Vanbruggen, joint master founders at the Royal Brass Foundry. Subsequently used by the Ordnance Board under various titles until 1939.

Site: Verbruggen's House (2 memorials)

SE18, Plumstead Road

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Verbruggen's House - 1

Information Subjects commemorated

Royal Arsenal Brass Foundry

It was built when it was found that there were low stocks of artillery - but ...

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Board of Ordnance / Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Responsible for the supply of armaments and munitions to the army and the nav...

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Jan Verbruggen

Master gun-founder and artist. Born at Enkhuizen in the Netherlands. After an...

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Pieter Verbruggen

Gun-founder. Son of Jan Verbruggen. The picture shows the second machine buil...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Verbruggen's House - 1

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Verbruggen's House - 2

The plaque refers to the Verbruggens as brothers, when in fact they were fath...

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