Deptford: Condition Survey of Deptford Town Hall (with Purcell) Photograph: Shutterstock

Deptford: Condition Survey of Deptford Town Hall (with Purcell)
Photograph: Shutterstock

One of the simpler joys of working with historic buildings is to be able to examine the work of old masters whilst drafting Condition Surveys. This Town Hall was completed in 1905 by Lanchester and Rickards. The skilful Portland stone carving celebrates Deptford's long naval connection.