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Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road

History of the Department of Chemistry

Chemistry department, Lensfield Road, 1953 (MoC)

Chemistry Department, Lensfield Road, 1951 (MoC535/55)

General information about this location can be found on Wikipedia.

Sculpture on wall of Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road

The laboratories were built and furnished entirely by Rattee and Kett under architects Easton & Robertson, Dusdin, Preston and Smith in the period 1953-1960.


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