1777 Reblt The Quay, Haverfordwest, Pmbs; plaque on Old Wool Market, ?Wool Market also by him; BoW
ARKELL, DANIEL Birmingham. Entered comps 1886-94 RHH; 2nd pr Walsall TH 1892; 1st pr Infirmary Birmingham workhouse 1894; 3rd pr Weston s Mare market.
1891 Des for Theatre, Llandudno Pier, Caerns; red br and stone, Romanesque, BN 17.7.91 ?unex.)
ARMITAGE, GEORGE FAULKNER. Architect. Altrincham, Ches. Specialist in ch fittings and interiors, Barry Parker qv worked for him as clk of wks, c1892-4, including on Brockhampton Ct, Herefs, and a house at Caerleon, Mon (unid); ASG 276;
ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM. 7 Brunswick Sq, Bristol. City Surveyor Bristol 1836-58; architect, engineer; Entr Clifton Suspension Bridge comp 1829; enl Radstock ch Som 1832; Brunswick C Clifton 1834; 2-24 Arley Hill 1840; Fremantle Sq Kingsdown c1841-2; rest St Philip & Jacob ch 1837-41; Cutlers Hall rest 1850; houses Sydenham Hill Cotham 1852; Clapton in Gordano parsonage 1856; Russell Pl York Rd Montpelier 1858. EW Godwin articled 1850; Gomme; A Foyle, Bristol;
1843-4 Monmouth C, Mon; BoW; reduced version of Brunswick C, Bristol; MM 7.6.44; Colvin; Kissack 2003, B. Lawrence, Monmouth bldr, galleries 1855, conv to house 2002 by G Frecknall;
ARNODIN, F. Engineer from France designed transporter bridges at Rouen and Marseilles.
ARNOLD, JONAH. 7 South Terrace, Neath. Architect, partner from 1908 in S. Cym. Jones & Arnold, architects and surveyors. Articled 1899 to S. Cym. Jones. WwinW 1920.
ARNOLD, THOMAS MSA Castle Buildings, Llanelli. Mineral surveyor, civil eng. In 1896 of Bres House, Llanelli; MSA 1889. BoE has St Andrews P, Cheltenham, Glos, 1885-6, with hall behind by TA 1895-6. David Pugh-Jones b l865, County Archt E Glamorgan l906 was articled to ‘the late TA’, WWinW l920.
1945-53 engineers Brynmawr Rubber Factory, Mon, des by Architects Co-operative Partnership; BoW;
200? Chartist Bridge, Blackwood, Mon;
ARWAIN ARCHITECTS, 9 Park Terrace, Carmarthen. 2006 dir.
ASH SAKULA ARCHITECTS
2009 alts Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, Glam; RIBA award 2009;
2010 unex proposal for digital media centre, adj BBC Studios, Roath Basin, Cardiff; Touchstone Dec 2011;
ASHBEE, C. R. Arts and Crafts architect, founded Guild of Handicraft. Dr Henry Owen of Poyston, Rudbaxton, Pembs was solicitor to CRA’s wife’s family. Guild made writing desk for Owen, 1892, now at Scolton Manor, Pmbs.
1906 Gatepiers, Poyston, Rudbaxton, Pmbs; des by CRA, pair of cast-lead boars by Alec Miller, iron gates made by Guild members Bill Thornton & Charley Dover; boars removed; The fine plaster overmantel in the hall at Poyston looks like Guild work; Pembs Historian 2008.
ASHDOWN, JOHN. Partner with F Wehnert in 1850s, see Wehnert & Ashdown. 1859 comp entr Newington Tabernacle, London; JA; RHH.
1906 alts Llanfoist ch, Mon; bellcote and W w; BoW)
ASHPITEL, ARTHUR FSA l807-69. Architect, London, son of William H. Ashpitel 1776-1852, surveyor. Exh RA des from Palladio 1850, from ancient Rome 1858 and modern Rome 1859. With John Whichcord Jr (1823-85) 1850-8 (W&A qv): adds Birling, Kent for Lord Abergavenny. Ashpitel wrote on baths & wash-houses. Lambeth Baths 1853 W&A.
l848-52 St Thomas Ch, St Dogmaels, Pmbs; ICBS 3901, plans AA Old Broad St, £600. By Mr Aspinald of Threadneedle St London, Daniel Evans sup of works: PH 31.3.48. Ts too high, alts to be made: PH 21.4.48. Opened by Mr A of A&W of Carlton Chambers, London, three sets of plans - basic, a little better, and as blt, John Davies & John Thomas of Llechryd contrs, PH 23.4.52
1851 1st pr Swansea workhouse; W&A; RHH)
ASHTON, HENRY. 5 Victoria St, London. 1801-72; FRIBA 1844. Pupil of Jeffry Wyatville and JH Good; des palace for King of Holland at Zorg Vliet 1838 (AEBTD); assist Wyatville Stackpole Court 1839, worked for Lord Cawdor into 1840s. Competitor Gt Exhibition l85l. Exh RA: Roman street 1828; house Ashley Place, Westminster 1854; National Gallery 1856; AEBTD;
1839ff Work Stackpole Court, Pmbs, for Lord Cawdor w J Wyatville qv; and minor works inc alts Stable Block, Brewhouse and dairymaids quarters; BoW 462; also ?Garden Cottage attr BoW463,
1848 ?School, Golden Grove, Llanfihangel Aberbythych, Cms, for Lord Cawdor; D Linstrum, Wyatville, 237; CRO Cawdor folder 2 has plans for a school by HA not identified as to site and not precisely as Golden Grove
l856 Lawrenny Castle, Pmbs, for G Lort-Phillips MP; dem; LHW; BoW;
1857 Cheriton Lodge, Stackpole, Pmbs, for Lord Cawdor; BoW459;
1859 Wiston National School, Pmbs, for Lord Cawdor; BoW496;
ASSINDER, CHARLES Birmingham
1874 Workhouse, Builth Wells, Brec; MS;
ATKINS (W. S.) & PARTNERS. WS Atkins Ltd blt Primary Sch, Hartpury, Glos 1999. Later called Atkins, major contracts on 2012 London Olympics.
2005 Coronation Terrace, Penarth, Glam; Brian Miles of Atkins; RSAW award 2006; three houses;
2005 City Lofts, Cardiff; Atkins; entr RSAW Awards 2006;
2010 A470 bridge, Newbridge, Rad; Touchstone 2011 19 Atkins & Jacobs;
ATKINSON, THOMAS DINHAM. Cambridge. 1864-1948 Pupil of AW Blomfield 1882, set up 1889. Wrote English Architecture 1904; ASG 96;.
1892 Talybont ch, Bangor, Caerns)
1??? House at Maesygroes, North Wales; ASG 96; WWinA 1926 TDA of Winchester;
AUBREY, WILLIAM Engineer Merthyr Tydfil.
1793 Pont y Cafnau, Merthyr Tydfil, Glam, w Watkin George qv; BoW 443; pioneer bridge cum aqueduct.
AUDSLEY, W(ILLIAM JAMES) & G(EORGE) Liverpool. Pupils A&W Reid of Elgin; AEBTD. In practice from 1863, blt ‘Cathedral of the Welsh’ Princes Rd CM, Liverpool, 1865-8, £19,633, AC 2003 93, 1st pr 1864; also the Synagogue, Princes Rd, 1st pr 1871, complete 1874; and three churches, rest St Michael iron church 1875; entered Manchester TH comp. Completed YMCA 1875-7 after d of HH Vale; No 92 Bold St attrib, c 1879. Both FRIBA 1876, both emigrated to New York 1892.
AUSTIN & PALEY. Hubert James Austin (1841-1915) & Henry Anderson Paley (1859-1946) Castle Park, Lancaster. The major church architectural firm of NW England, successors to Edmund Sharpe (1809-77) and E.G. Paley (1823-95) S&P. HJA joined in 1868, P&A. A&P ?after 1895; 1903 finalists Liverpool Cathedral ASG 318-9;
The firm did: Lancaster RC cathedral 1857-9; Kirkby ch Lancs 1869-71; Leighton Hall Lancs 1870; Mossley Hill ch Liverpool 1870-5; Holker Hall, Lancs 1871; Betws y Coed St Mary 1873; vestry St Mary Shrewsbury 1884; vestry Cound ch, Salop 1889-91;
1899-1903 Adds Llandovery College, Cms, A&P; CJ 20.10.99; LCG 29.8.01; Br 17.10.03; 5.12.03; CJ 27.11.03. Including dining room, dated 1901. G. Mercer, Llanelli contractor.
AUSTIN-SMITH:LORD. Manchester & Cardiff. Austin-Smith, Salmon, Lord Partnership 1966, Bellevue School, Northolt, Mx; ASL: 1991-3 alts Strangeways Gaol; 1993 Manchester Airport Metro Station; 1995-6 Manchester Arena; 2000 alts Manchester Mus of Science; 2001 Oldham Bus Station; 2004 alts John Rylands library; firm bankrupt BD 9.12.11 after non-payment on Abu dhabi scheme;
1998-2000 Rest stable block, Middleton Hall, Llanarthne, Cms, for National Botanic Garden of Wales, and also des Millennium Square outside;
2002-4 Riverfront Theatre, Newport, Mon; M Cherry, Building Wales, 2006, 74-6; opened Oct 04;
2007-9 Welsh Assembly Government offices, Llandudno Junction, Caerns; detail design by ASN to comp victory des 2005 by Aedas Architects, ASL called in to reduce cost 2007, Gareth Abbott proj archt; for 650 civil servants; £20m; AJ specification Aug 09;
2009 Lower High St improvement, Merthyr Tydfil, Glam; RIBA regional award 2010; AJ 20.5.10;
200? Gartholwg Education Centre; £27m;
2009 Cardiff School of Management, UWIC, Llandaff, Cardiff, Glam; Touchstone Dec 2011; AJ 16.6.2011; £13.1 m;
1988 converted Spillers Warehouse, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, to housing; BoW 273
AXMANN & PERROTT, London.
1873-6 Porthmadog ch, Caerns. Brought in because Thomas Roberts qv des rejected by ICBS; vestry 1897, tower 1898; AV;
AXTEN, E. 10 Romilly Rd, East Barry. An Edward Axten designed bldngs in Glos inc 40 Brunswick Rd, Gloucester 1876; housing Stroud Rd, Gloucester 1876-8; Elmore Board School 1876-7;
1891 Gospel Hall, Porthkerry Rd, Barry, Glam. Barry Dock News 27.11.91, Gothic)
1891 WM, Holton Rd, Barry, Glam; FS Barry Dock News 25.9.91)
AYDON, ISAAC Architect Mold
BAGOT, EDWARD, Llanelli. Engineer, Town Surveyor, later tinplate-manufacturer, then clergyman; surveyor Mount Pleasant 1844 dir; LAL 207, 237;
l844-5 St Elli, Llanelli, Cms, repairs and enlargement, virtual rebuild save tower; reblt l905 by EMB Vaughan; Br l5.ll.45, CJ 3l.l0.45, PH 24.l0.45; ‘he restored the parish ch as a bull restores a china shop’ John Innes quoted LAL 207)
1850 Clk of wks, Pont Llanfihangel, Llanfihangel ar Arth, Cms; W 17.5.50 & 22.11.50 (RK Penson)
1853 Unex plans rest Llanarthne ch, Cms;
l858 St Elli churchyard railings, Llanelli; ‘E. Bagot CE’; CJ 23.7.58
l862 alts Old TH, Hall St, Llanelli, Cms; internal, CJ 20.6.62; dem;
l864-6 Llanelli MH, Market St, Llanelli, Cms; FS, CJ 16 & 23.9.64; opened Br 16.6.66; dem l890s; Contrs Douglas & Co, Llanelli;
l869 Water supply from Cwm Lliedi reservoir; LAL 237; prob inv with larger works 1873-8, as Rev Dr Bagot at l878 opening;
BAILEY, GRAHAM. Formerly of Alex Gordon Partnership, later cl993 continued Alex Gordon, Carmarthen office, as Bailey, Roberts, Jones (qv), 13 Guildhall Sq, Carmarthen. Sally Bailey was partner at one point.
1992 Divisional Police HQ, Park Av, Aberystwyth, Cd; AGP;
BAILEY, ROBERTS, JONES, Carmarthen. cf Graham Bailey, Sally Bailey, & ?Roberts ?all former Carmarthen office of Alex Gordon Partnership.
BAILLIE, J.P. Civil engineer, AMICE. Cardigan (Kelly 1926). Scottish, took over Mwldan foundry, Cardigan in 1886, specialist in salvage of wrecks. Widened mouth of Mwldan, built a jetty 1904 to unload coal for Gas Works, also iron suspension bridge over Teifi at Abercych, Pmbs; (? replaced); GTW71, Foundry sold after 1918; GKJ CU1 40;.
BAILLIE-SCOTT MACKAY HUGH Architect, 1865-1945, born Ramsgate, son of S. Scott, articled C.E. Davis of Bath 1886-9, worked with F. Saunderson on Isle of Man to 1893 then own practice 1893-1901 then returned to England. Partner A. Edgar Beresford cf BS&B, Houses & Gardens, 1933. Arts and Crafts houses 1898-9 Blackwell, Bowness, Westmorland; houses Hampstead Gdn Suburb 1908-9;
1934 Womens hostel, Mon Inst of Agric, Llanbadoc, Mon; BoW
1935 Bassaleg Secondary School, Mon; BoW;
BAKER & HUGHES Upper Phillimore Place London & Avonia Bldngs Bangor. see Arthur H Baker and H Harold Hughes.
BAKER, ARTHUR H. Architect Kensington London & Bangor. 1841-96. Uncle of Sir Herbert Baker. Pupil of Sir G.G. Scott then his assistant until Scott’s death 1878. ‘a particularly skilful restorer of old churches’ CG 349; ‘interfered with many churches in Clwyd’ BoW 76. Baker worked for Scott at Conwy 1872 and Holyhead 1877-9, continued there after Scott’s death w his son-in-law H. Harold Hughes qv, Baker & Hughes were partners from 1891 (B&H) but in 1893 was partner in London w John Turrill. Surveyor to Diocese of London 1895. Wrote a book on Plas Mawr, Conwy, w nephew Herbert Baker. 2nd pr Rochester TH 1891. Hon Archt to Royal Cambrian Academy. ?Not Arthur J. Baker of Wadmore & Baker AEBTD 1868
1872 ass G.G. Scott, rest Conwy ch, Caerns; H Hughes in AC 1897 refers to AB drawings of church before restoration;
1873 rest Efenechdyd ch, Denbs; BoW;
1875-6 rest Bryneglwys ch, Denbs; BoW;
1876 rest Cyffylliog ch Denbs; BoW;
1877-8 rest Llangurig ch, Mont, w Sir GG Scott; BoW
1877-9 rest St Cybi ch, Holyhead, Ang, w Sir GG Scott; )
1878 rest Llanhychan ch, Denbs; BoW;
1878-9 rest Abergele ch, Denbs; BoW;
1879-80 rest Llanrhaeadr yng Nghinmeirch ch, Denbs; BoW
1880 Plas Llanychan, Denbs reblt for John Taber of Claremont nr Ruthin; BN 19.11.80 ill; J Price Williams of Ruthin bldr;
1884 ?N aisle, Llanfairfechan ch, Caerns; attr AV; mem to Thomas North;
1884 rest Llangynhafal ch, Denbs; BoW)
1884-5 rest Meliden ch Flints; BoW)
1885 Llanberis ch, Caerns; exh RA 1885; ill Br 7.2.85; Herbert Baker, clerk of works;
1886-9 rest Plas Mawr, Conwy, Caerns, w Herbert Baker as Hon Archs to Royal Cambrian Academy; BN 6.8.86; drew house 1886, restoration A&HB BN 28.6.89;
1892 two cottages Blackbridge, Holyhead, Ang for Miss Adeane T Br 21.5.92; Owen Morris bldr;
1893 rest Llangwyfan ch, Ang; HH of B&H; RH;
1895-6 Picture gallery for Royal Cambrian Academy, Plas Mawr, Conwy, Caerns; B&H; acc to BJ 18.12.96 by HH; dem;
1896-8 Stanley Chapel, St Cybi ch, Holyhead, Ang; B&H; finished by HH; ?completed 1897 acc to inscr under Ew; GILJ Anglesey Churches;
1896-8 Ystrad Meurig ch, Cd; CJ 4.9.96; Edward Richards memorial ch, B&H appointed, to have tower & organ chmbr; and if funds follow st gl w to Lewis Edwards CJ 26.6.96; Contr £1515 tower later for £1000 CJ 28.1.98; FS CJ 10.6.98 to cost £2300; consec CJ 5.8.99 HH of Bangor archt;ill Arch 12.8.04
BAKER (GEORGE) & SON, Lambeth. Contractors. Erected ship sheds for Royal Navy cl845-50; blt Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 1837. Built 10 of the 15 known iron shed roofs, the others by Fox, Henderson. First over Slips 3 & 4, Portsmouth; others at Deptford, cf Design 1844 Nat Mar Mus ADM/Y/D/11; Chatham Slips 4, 5 and 6 PRO:ADM/140/60 and 61.
1847-8 Pembroke Dockyard, Pmbs, roof over slips 1 and 2; J. Sutherland: Newcomen 1989; Hansard Navy estimates 1848;
BAKER, Sir HERBERT 1862-1946 articled to uncle Arthur H Baker of Kensington and Bangor qv; 1886 entered office of George & Peto, met Lutyens there, 1891 went out to South Africa and was there to 1913, then joined Lutyens on New Delhi, in London from c1925.
1885 clerk of works to AHB, Llanberis ch, Caerns;
1886-9 made measured drawings of Plas Mawr, Conwy, Caerns, with AHB 1886, then they were honorary architects to Royal Cambrian Academy, BN 6.8.86; additions BN 7.10.87 and 28.6.89 by Arthur & Herbert Baker;
1929 Lychgate, Hawarden ch, Flints BoW)
BAKER, WILLIAM 1705-71 Highfields, Audlem, Ches. Architect and landowner. Colvin ref to his account book for 1748-59.
1748 Montgomery MH, Mont; JDK Lloyd in MCol 1958;)
BALDWIN, THOMAS. Bath. l750-l820. Colvin. City Surveyor Bath 1776-92, bankrupt 1793; des Guildhall 1775-6, numerous bldngs and terraces incl Gt Pulteney St in new town across Avon from 1789; Pump Room 1790-1;
1783? Pont Blaen, Blaenycwm, Cwmystwyth, Cd, single-arch bridge on old main road from England; Rev Warner tour; not in Colvin;
l786-8 Hafod, Cwmystwyth, Cd, for Thomas Johnes; FS 1786; E Inglis-Jones, Peacocks in Paradise 94-5; JE Smith, A tour to Hafod, 1810; ill in Meyrick;
l7?? Bridge, Ysbyty Cynfin, Cd, dem l976; ?AC l979; not in Colvin;
1807 Rebuilt Hafod, Cwmystwyth, Cd, after fire, for Thomas Johnes; E Inglis-Jones, Peacocks in Paradise, 208;
BALFOUR & BEATTIE contractors
1947-54 Carmarthen Bay Power Station, Burry Port, Cms; dem; proposed 1946 opened 1954; LAL220 on site of copperworks;
BAMFORD, SAMUEL, Aberavon
1852 New tin works for Messrs Tregoning, Llanelli, Cms, blt under superintendence of SB, machinery by Messrs Nevill, to plans by Mr Octavius Williams, manager of the new works. ?Morfa Tinplate Works; ?ref.
BANKES-PRICE, LLEWELYN see Price
BANKS, Sir EDWARD Engineer 1770-1835, cf BDCE, no mention of Welsh work.
1827 Burry Port Harbour, Cms. Banks was engineer to Burry Port Company and George Bowser executing works cf Court case in W 23.3.1849; also Carms Notes 3, 33.
BANKS, T. LEWIS London Designed Oakhill C chapel, Som, 1873, and Pondmead House, Oakhill, Som, for Spencers of Oakhill Brewery; 1877-8 Yeovil C Som;
1889 entr comp Ruthin Grammar School, Denbs, w TL Worthington; RHH; Br 56 31; Douglas & Fordham qv winners;
BANNISTER, HARRY Architect Harry Bannister & Partners;
195? house at Llanbedrgoch, Ang, shaped like a windmill tower; AJ 11.6.59;
BARBER, E.S. Engineer Monmouthshire Canal & Railway co until 1848;
BARBER, F. W. St Leonards on Sea
1894 1st pr Dee Bridge, Queensferry, Flints; RHH;
BARBOUR & BOWIE, James Barbour & John McL Bowie, Architects, Dumfries. See www.scottisharchitects.com. James Barbour 134 High St, Dumfries, pupil Walter Newal of Dumfries, AEBTD 1868;
1905 improvements St Brides Castle, St Brides, Pmbs for Lord Kensington (1905-13 BoW383). Lady Kensington was a Pilkington from Lockerbie. Contract Arch 4.9.05
1913 Adds St Brides Castle ‘now being extended’ by JM Bowie archt, illust BN 27.6.13. adds n.d. by JMB WWinA 1926;
Adds include large new service wing, heightening of two bays as tower and red sandstone bay window in E side, dates uncertain.
BARCLAY, J. FERGUSSON, Manorbier. Gentleman architect killed in WWl.
1906 Reredos, Manorbier Ch, Pembs; BoW; carved by his mother Hermione who also did carved work at Holyland House, Pembroke;