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Upkeep of historic buildings on the Civil Estate

National Audit Office

Upkeep of historic buildings on the Civil Estate

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementreport by the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Series[HC] -- 37
The Physical Object
Pagination42p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21070525M
ISBN 100102037922
OCLC/WorldCa60097560


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