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UK architects

30 September 2009

Fellowes Prynne, George Halford (1853-1927)

George Halford Fellowes Prynne, was born in Plymouth, the son of the Rev. C Rundle Prynne He entered the Studio of G.E. Street in the 1870’s working at the site office in the...

30 September 2009

Thomas Ambler (1838-1920)

Thomas Ambler (1838 – 1920) was an English architect, living and working in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Among his surviving works are Grade II listed buildings on the south side of Boar Lane,...

29 September 2009

Pearson, John Loughborough (1817-1897)

John Loughborough Pearson was born in Brussels on 5 July 1817, the grandson of William Pearson, topographical artist and son of a Durham lawyer. He was educated in Durham and articled to Ignatius...

29 September 2009

Scott, Sir George Gilbert (1811-78)

A proponent of the Ecclesiological principles of church design, he developed the ability to blend elements from disparate architectural sources. Dedicated to the historic preservation of medieval buildings, Scott helped restore many churches...

20 September 2009

Sedding, John Dando (1838-91)

A noted Victorian church architect, working on new buildings and repair work, with an interest in a “╦ťcrafted Gothic’ style. He was an influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement, many of...

20 September 2009

Seddon, John P. (1827-1906)

English Gothic Revival architect who trained with T. L. Donaldson. He was in partnership with John Prichard (1817-86) from 1852 to 1869, and with John Coates Carter (1859-1927) from 1884 to 1894. With...

01 September 2009

William Eden Nesfield (1835-88)

English Arts-and-Crafts architect. Articled to William Burn (1851), he soon moved to Salvin’s office and later published Specimens of Mediaeval Architecture (1862, the result of several Continental journeys). In 1863 he set up...

01 September 2009

Champneys, Basil (1842-1935)

Basil Champneys was born in Whitechapel, London, on 17 September 1842, the fourth son of the Rev William W. Champneys, rector of St Mary’s, Whitechapel and later vicar of St Pancras and Dean...

31 August 2009

William Butterfield (1814-1900)

William Butterfield was born in London in 1814. His parents were strict non-conformists and ran a chemist shop in the Strand. He was one of nine children and was educated at a local...