Henry Cole Wing

One of the few benefits of a morning which was so cold and wet is that, when the air cleared, it had a crystal clarity.   So, I was not the only person who was impressed by the Henry Cole Wing, designed by Henry Scott as a School of Naval Architects, gleaming in the early evening sun, with its abundance of terracotta ornament, the loggia at the top which allowed the students access to fresh air, and its restrained Victorian pomp:-


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