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UK architects

07 June 2009

Thomas Martin Cappon (1863-1939)

Thomas Martin Cappon was born in Monifieth on 4 April 1863, the son of James Cappon, a Dundee shipmaster who had served under Lord Nelson and his wife Janet Martin Educated at Newport...

07 June 2009

Brooks, James (1825-1901)

As a young man Brooks was influenced by the writings of Pusey and other members of the Oxford Movement. When he moved to London in 1847 he became a pupil of the architect...

07 June 2009

Bodley, George (d. 1907)

George Bodley was articled to the famous architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, under whose influence he became imbued with the spirit of the Gothic revival, and he gradually became known as the chief...

07 June 2009

Blomfield, Charles James (1862-1932)

Charles James Blomfield was born on 4 February 1862, the son of Arthur William Blomfield. He was educated at Charterhouse and the Royal Academy Schools, and was articled to his father. He commenced...

07 June 2009

Blomfield, Sir Arthur William (1829-99)

Arthur William Blomfield was born on 6 March 1829 at Fulham Palace in London the fourth son of Charles James Blomfield, Bishop of London 1828-1857. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity...

07 June 2009

Bell, Charles (1846-99)

Charles Bell was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire in 1846 and was educated at Grantham Grammar School. Thereafter he worked for a period of time in his brother’s building firm. He subsequently served his...

07 June 2009

Belcher, John (1841-1913)

Belcher was born in Southwark, London. His father (1816-1890) of the same name was an established architect. The son was articled with his father, spending two years in France from 1862 where he...

07 June 2009

Bateman, Charles Edward (1863 – 1947)

Known for his Arts and Crafts and Queen Anne-style houses and commercial buildings in the Birmingham area and for his sensitive vernacular restoration and extension work in the Cotswolds. Bateman was born in...

07 June 2009

Barry, Edward Middleton (1830-80)

Son of Sir Charles Barry, Barry worked in the office of T.H. Wyatt before joining his father’s office where he helped prepare drawings for the Palace of Westminster and Houses of Parliament. He...