PHILIP, WILLIAM LITTLEJOHN #
- Born: 1863 Died: 1951
English engineer. William Littlejohn Philip joined the engineering firm of Spencer's of Melksham, Wiltshire, in the 1880s and - excepting the years 1922-1926 when he was engineering adviser to the South African government - remained with the company until his retirement in 1939, becaming in turn manager, engineering adviser and chairman. He was a world expert in the bulk-handling of grain and coal and designed silos in many parts of the world, including Ireland.(1)
See Works, for Irish work only.
(1) For a biography of Philip see 'Engineering and railway works', A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 4 (1959), pp. 183-219. (www.british-history.ac.uk).
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|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, GRAIN SILO|
|Nature:||Multi-storey reinforced concrete grain silo.
Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture: Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009) , 59.
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, SHANNON MILLS (RANKS, IRELAND, LTD)|
IB 83, 16 Aug 1941, 392(illus.); Paul Larmour, Free State Architecture: Modern Movement architecture in Ireland, 1922-1949 (Kinsale: Gandon Editions, 2009), 59.