William T Nash (1798-1878)

The architect William T Nash, based at Royston in Hertfordshire, designed workhouses for unions in the east of England including:

Braintree union workhouse, c.1905.
© Peter Higginbotham.


  • Dickens, AM (1976) The Architect and the Workhouse, Architectural review, CLX, No. 958, 345-52.
  • Morrison, Kathryn The Workhouse, English Heritage, 1999.
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