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Architecture of Surrey

25 October 2009

1884 – St. Augustine’s Church, Croydon, Surrey

Architect: John Oldrid Scott St Augustine’s church is a distinguished building, predominantly in the Decorated style. However, the window tracery of the side aisles is Perpendicular. As originally constructed, it consisted of a...

13 October 2009

1870 – Concrete Villa, Chertsey, Surrey

Architect: Thomas Wonnacott From The Builder, February 12, 1870: The use of Portland cement concrete as a building material goes steadily on. We illustrate in our present number a villa residence of considerable...

12 October 2009

1879 – Church of St. Mary, Holmbury, Surrey

Architect: George Edmund Street When Street visited the picturesque village of Felday in Surrey in 1872, his wife Mariquita liked it so much that she described it as “Heaven’s Gate.” The couple decided...

27 September 2009

1880 – Lodge, Wimbledon Park, Surrey

Architect: T.W. Cutler Perspective View including ground floor plan, as published in The Building News, April 2nd 1880.

13 September 2009

1881 – Residence at Blackheath, Surrey

Architect: W.J. Green “This house, which has been recently erected for Mr. J. F. Green, of Blackwall, is situate on a portion of the estate of the late Mr. J. Mun. The walls...

07 September 2009

1881 – House at Ewehurst, Surrey

Architect: Aston Webb

06 September 2009

1881 – Houses at Purley Park, Croydon, Surrey

Architect: James Williams Front perspective view including plans published in The Building News, September 9th 1881. “The row of villa residences, of which we give a view and plans to-day, show another endeavour...

06 September 2009

1881 – Picture Gallery, Royal Gardens, Kew, Surrey

Architect: James Fergusson This restored gallery at Kew Gardens is now permanently devoted to the stunning botanical illustrations of intrepid Victorian traveller and artist, Marianne North. Not only did North commission and pay...

02 September 2009

1884 – New Great School, Charterhouse, Godalming, Surrey

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield