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08 June 2009

Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812-52)

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was an English architect, designer, and theorist of design, now best remembered for his work on churches and on the Houses of Parliament. was the son of a French...

08 June 2009

Andrew Noble Prentice (1866-1941)

November 1883 to 1888, remaining as assistant for a few months after completing his apprenticeship. In the latter year he won the Soane Medallion, which together with family money enabled him to undertake...

08 June 2009

Phipps, Charles John (1835-97)

Born in Bath, his first major work was the rebuilding of Theatre Royal, Bath in 1862/3, after the old theatre had been destroyed by fire. Moving to London, he quickly established himself as...

08 June 2009

Peto, Harold (1854-1933)

Harold Ainsworth Peto was born in 1854 and died in 1933, left a wonderful legacy in the Italian gardens that he created in England in the early years of this century; first and...

08 June 2009

Newton, Ernest (1856-1922)

After having been at school at Uppingham, he entered the office of Richard Norman Shaw, with whom he spent the following six years. Here in the company of a gifted band of young...

08 June 2009

Mountford, Edward William (1855-1908)

English architect who designed several Gothic Revival churches, but is best known for his public buildings, including the Free Renaissance-style Sheffield Town Hall (1890-7) with elements culled from Spain, France, England, and The...

08 June 2009

William Morley (1847-1930)

William James Morley was born in 1847 and educated at Leeds Grammar School. He was articled to Lockwood & Mawson of Bradford in 1861 and became their office manager in 1868, leaving at...

08 June 2009

Mitchell, Arthur George Sydney (1856-1930)

Arthur George Sydney Mitchell was born at Headswood in Larbert, Stirlingshire on 1 January 1856, the only child of Dr Arthur Mitchell and his wife Margaret Hay Houston, daughter of James Houston of...

08 June 2009

McIntyre, John (1879-1957)

John McIntyre was born on 31 January 1879 in Stranraer and was articled to Alexander Hunter Crawford of Edinburgh in 1895 working mainly on domestic work in Trinity, Morningside and elsewhere and studying...