Nedeham, James

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Nedeham, James (fl. 1514–44). English carpenter and surveyor. He worked on York Place for Cardinal Wolsey (c.1475–1530) and King Henry VIII (from 1528 to 1530), and on the Tower of London, where he reconstructed the Traitors' Gate (1532). He designed the roof of the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace, and was involved in works at Greenwich and Whitehall Palaces as well as being responsible for the extensive building-works during the last 15 years of King Henry's reign (1509–47) in his position as Clerk and Surveyor of the King's Works in England.


J. Harvey (1987)