Building    From 1832 

Kingschoole sluice

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Kingschoole sluice

"Kingschoole" refers to the passage of the Tyburn river through the grounds of Westminster School. 'Sluice' refers to an artificial water channel controlled at its head by a gate. And there is indeed such a gate visible inside the arch at the outlet of the Tyburn.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Kingschoole sluice

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Rio Cottage

Rio Cottage Built 1832 as part of Kingschoole sluice.

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Sir William Henry White

Sir William Henry White

2014: Via Facebook Martin Evans suggests this man for the name panel at IC.  His close links with IC are indicated by him becoming a governor at the same time that the building was being erected.  ...

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
G. W. Pickin, BSc, C.Eng, FICE, FIMunE, FRSA

G. W. Pickin, BSc, C.Eng, FICE, FIMunE, FRSA

City of London Engineer in 1977 and 1982.

Person, Engineering

2 memorials
St Pancras Station

St Pancras Station

From the picture source website: "St Pancras train station was designed by William Barlow in 1863, with construction commencing in 1866. The famous Barlow train shed arch spans 240 feet and is over...

Building, Engineering

1 memorial
J.A.P. Engineering

J.A.P. Engineering

Company founded by John Alfred Prestwich. Its engines were used in many famous motorcycle marques and speedway bikes, early aeroplanes, chainsaws, cultivators and light rail maintenance trucks.

Group, Engineering

1 memorial
Major Byron F. Caws

Major Byron F. Caws

Believed to have assisted Fowler in his work on the Concise Oxford Dictionary. The Latin on the memorial, 'castigavit et emendavit', translates as “he corrected and improved“, which is quite an ac...

Person, Architecture, Armed Forces, Engineering, Literature

1 memorial