Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 7, Navy Board Officials 1660-1832. Originally published by University of London, London, 1978.
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Surveyor of Buildings 1812-32
On the abolition of the office of Civil Architect and Engineer in 1812, Holl, the Assistant Civil Architect and Engineer, was retained on the establishment of the Navy Board at a salary of £600, and given the title of Surveyor of Buildings. (fn. 1) Taylor, Holl's successor, was appointed to the office by Admiralty warrant. (fn. 2) The salary was increased to £700 in 1816. (fn. 2) In 1827, following the death of the Inspector of Works at Deptford Victualling Yard, the duties of the office were increased to cover the buildings belonging to the Victualling Department at its various yards and stations, and the salary was increased to £800. (fn. 4)