2000-05 Ysgol y Bedol, Garnant, Cms; proj architect Meirion Jones, 01267 228226; £5.5m;
CARMARTHEN DISTRICT COUNCIL TECHNICAL SERVICES DEPT. CDC 1974 united to Carms County Council c1994.
1990-1 Nos 5-8 Spilman St, Carmarthen; CJ 26.6.91
19?? Motor Museum, Pendine, Cms; (Andrew Nicholas proj archt)
CAROE & MARTIN. Laceby Rd WM, Grimsby, 1970;
CAROE & PARTNERS, Wells. Name of WD Caroe firm from ?time of ADR Caroe, then under Martin Caroe, then Peter Bird. Firm in charge of St Davids Cathedral in succession to WDC. Ascension ch, Mitcham 1953; St John Westminster 1956-8; Holy Trinity Wolverhampton 1961; Jewin Welsh CM, Fann St, London; DHO 206 by ADRC 1961)
1949-56 repair chancel Beaumaris ch, Ang; ICBS; new chancel roof criticised by HR Goodhart Rendel replacing C18 ceiling;
2000 Organ case, St Davids Cathedral (Peter Bird)
2005-7 Cloisters, St Davids Cathedral (Peter Bird)
CAROE & PASSMORE, London. WD Caroe qv & Herbert Passmore 1868-1966, partnership from 1903, joined 1930s by ADR Caroe qv. Fittings Westerleigh ch, Glos 1906;
1911 Llandebie ch, Cms, report on rest of chancel roof CRO
1932 Llanfihangel y Creuddyn ch, Cd, rest; NLW Par Recs 39-41;
1932-4 Fittings, N transept, Llanbadarn Fawr ch, Cd; altar, reredos, lectern, credence table; NLW Par Recs)
1937 S aisle, St Anne ch, Roath, Cardiff; Orrin 30; South Wales Echo 29.5.1964; BoW 300 1936 C&P;)
1957-9 Tower rest, Llansantffraed ch, Cd; NLW Par Recs
CAROE & ROBINSON. ADR Caroe qv and AP Robinson; 1935 St Catherine ch, Norwich;
CAROE, ALBAN DOUGLAS RENDELL. Architect 1904-91, son of WD Caroe qv, continued his fathers work at St Davids Cathedral. Firm was Caroe & Passmore from 1903, then Caroe & Partners; continued by Martin Caroe qv.
ST DAVIDS CATHEDRAL works: cf list of plans with Caroe & Partners, Wells.
1936 work on Porth y Twr
1950 oak table and setting for Pembrokeshire book of remembrance N transept
1952-3 Vestries and screen S transept
l952-3 Organ case; (dismantled 1999 for new case by Peter Bird of C&P)
l9?? Porth y Twr completed; Oak doors 1950.
1953 screen, St Thomas chapel
1954 Oak bishops chair and dsk.
1954 Gate to Penyfos bridge.
1954 Altar using old stone St Thomas chapel
1955 Oak N door St Nicholas chapel
l956 Choir organ, mem to Thomas Tomkins Plans 1955.
1956-7 Light fittings
1959 Stairs to library N choir aisle
1959 ?alts inner N porch
1960 iron gate by Porth y Twr
l964-6 Cathedral Hall; reroofing and repair of ruined St Mary's College chapel; appeal leaflet 1964;
1965 alts nave pulpit.
1921 ?St Issels War Memorial, Pmbs; BoW 444, unlikely;
l93l lectern, Cardigan ch, Cd; JF 203, des with EA Hill and chosen by vicar instead of simpler des by WDC;
1939 rest Llanwenarth Citra ch, Mon, nave ceiling and rest of tower begun; NLW LL/F/?)
1954 S range UCW Cardiff, Glam, to WDC design; return wings to Park Place to ADRC des after E great hall abandoned; BoW;
c1955 unex scheme for tower at Verwig ch, Cd; ‘Caroe’s scheme proved completely abortive, the Pilgrim Trustees turned us down completely – on the ground that what wd be accomplished by the scheme (preserving only the lower part) did not justify the v high cost of £4000. Letterfrom David Bateman of Cardigan Dec 1955, ex TL; also Bateman mentions stone credence table at Mwnt ch, Cd, dedic August 1955, that may be by ADRC.
Also work at Brecon Cathedral inc pews, with WDC; BoW;
CAROE, MARTIN BRAGG 1933-99 Vann, Godalming, Surrey. Succeeded father ADR Caroe at St Davids Cathedral, firm was called ?aroe & Martin (C&M) at 1984 quinquennial but generally Caroe & Partners (C&P). Peter Bird took over from Martin Caroe before 1990 quinquennial. MC was cathedral architect to Rochester, Brecon, and St Davids, rest Wells W front, Wells Vicars Close, Winchester College, Tower of London; obit address by Peter Burman;
19 Architect to St Davids Cathedral, Pmbs; later taken over by Peter Bird;
1968 Advice on rest Manordeifi Old Ch, Pmbs; papers formerly with vicar Rev P Evans
CAROE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS. Architect, London. l857-l938. Son of Danish consul in Liverpool, articled Edmund Kirby 1879, pupil JL Pearson 1881 then chief assistant. 1885 architect to Ecclesiastical Commissioners under E Christian +1895. Partner with Christian’s cousin JH Christian (+1901) & Purday (who des Mombasa Cathedral 1904), they did The Paddock, Leopardstown, 1885; Hanover Schools, Mayfair exh RA 1889. Senior archt to Eccl Comms 1895-1938. Cathedral architect Saint Davids after JO Scott, extensive works in St Davids diocese; also in charge of Canterbury, Durham, Southwell, Brecon, Malvern, Romsey, & Tewkesbury. Firm was Caroe & Passmore (C&P) from 1903 (Herbert Passmore 1868-1966) and was joined in 1930s by son Alban DR Caroe. Died in house in Kyrenia, Cyprus he had designed. Biography by Jenny Freeman (JF); ASG 134-7; RIBAJ 7.3.38;
1884-6 Swedish church Liverpool RA 1884; 1889 Huyton C, Liverpool; 1890-4 Martins Bank, Liverpool; 1897 Exeter, St Davids church won comp; 1898 Tower St Michael Woolwich AA 1898 I 20; 1900-4 South Lytchett Manor, Dorset RA 1900; 1903 Church Commissioners offices, 1 Millbank, London; St Georges Place Knightsbridge AA 1904 ii 100; 1905 Fox Rock, nr Dublin for Sir Horace Plunkett Br 23.9.05; 1908 adds to The Vann, Chiddingfold, Sy for self; 1909 Meulenborg, Elsinore, Denmark Br 24.7.09 w Tvede; 1912-13 rest St George ch Leicester BoE210; 1921 St Hilda ch Hartlepool; 1927 St John ch Romford and 1932; 1929 St Francis ch Sidmouth; 1929-31 Lady chapel Eccleshall; 1930 Templewood RC Chalford; 1931-4 St matthew Muswell Hill C&P; 1932-3 St Mary Leeds; 1933-4 St Oswald Norbury C&P; 1933-5 alts Bishopwearmouth St Michael;
1903-62 University College of Wales, Cathays Park, Cardiff; won comp BA 9.10.03; BA 6.5.04; Br 7.5.04; Br 15.5.09; AA 25 1904 1 26-7; AA 26 1904 ii 21; Br 8.6.17; 10.5.18; JF 215-6, 218; BoW: library 1905-9, N range 1912 ad 1930; S range to match by ADRC 1954, return wings Park Place by ADRC tohis designs; )
l903-5 rest St Mary ch, Haverfordwest, Pmbs; DMH 93; Repair nave roof, arcade, new pews and pulpit. Funds ran out 1907 restarted 1920; PH 17.4.03; HMT 30.8.05;
1904 report on Carew Castle ruin, Pmbs; JF 218 n33;
l904 Interiors Llwynybrain, Llandovery, Cms; LHW 54; WDC attempted to save Vicar Prichard’s house, Llandovery dem 1904 and reset part of a plaster ceiling here and ceiling, beams and doors were reused at his own house Vann, Surrey JF 218 n17.
l904 Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili, Cms; rebuilt after fire; CJ 23.9.04; JF 216; roof, upper storeys restored, interior refitted, polygonal roof extension on river side;
(1915 alts Llandaff Court, Glam after fire; BoW 259; bishop’s palace 1850, now Cathedral School, WDC removed parapet;
(1916 alts Bassaleg ch, Mon, forming chapel from Tredegar family vault; NLW LL/F/?? 20.3.16; BoW)
l916-38 St Davids Cathedral restoration: took over after d of J. Oldrid Scott 1913: continued work on SE chapel: letters re Lady Maidstone’s tomb, floor, cupboard for Bp Jenkinson’s cope, iron gates (by Boulton) SDCh/Misc/351-60 372-403 completing restoration of St Edward the Confessor chapel 1916-17, reredos 1917, iron gates 1919, and monument to Lady Maidstone + 1923 (first plans for monument by JO Scott 1915, made by Boulton of Cheltenham, effigy by Brooke Hitch). Works in Bishop Vaughan’s (Holy Trinity) Chapel l920-3: altar and reredos 1920, statues in niches 1921, and reliquary/shrine casket in opening on W, candlesticks 1923. c1920 War memorial altar etc in N transept and county War Memorial. Monument to Bishop Owen dl927 in Lady Chapel: letters SDCh/Misc/444-6 14.11.27 and 1928. Restoration of Porth y Twr from 1928-31 SDCh/Misc/447-8 21.2.28, 464 2.10.30; 1930s plans for restoration of St Mary’s Hall and cloisters cf AC 1934; Rood Cross hanging in nave, 1931, ?by Brooke Hitch, ?1933 by Nathaniel Hitch.
HRO HDX/894 has plans deposited by Edwin Thomas qv inc for iron gates, riddell posts and brackets, reredos 1921, candlestick 1923, and kneeling desk: ?mostly for King Edward chapel..
(1920 narthex, St Paul, Colwyn Bay, Denbs BoW; war mem; JF 208)
1921-3 Haverfordwest St Mary, proposed rest of S clerestory windows and tower bell frame; PCG 23.9.21. Bells were done 1923 PCG 9.11.23, windows not done until 1933.
l921-7 Aberystwyth St Michael screens and rood; War Mem; 1920s JF201; 1921-7 BoW;
(1920s S aisle chapel fittings, Bodelwyddan ch, Flints, Bow; war mem;
(1920s War Memorial plaque, Abergavenny ch, Mon; BoW; JF 203 says that WDC wanted ch to become cathedral for Monmouth diocese and to convert Priory and Tithe Barn to Bishop’s Palace, but Newport chosen and Priory dem; did some fittings and War Mem in white Beer stone in 20s and 30s.
1922 pulpit Llanfair ar y Bryn ch, Cms; BoW;
(1924 War Mem chapel in s aisle, Bodelwyddan ch, Flints; JF 201;
l924-33 Haverfordwest St Mary ch, Pmbs, fittings, inc screen; PT 25.6.25; memorial to TC White PCG 30.10.25; altar rails PT 5.6.30; also in early l930s rest of S clerestory windows, PT 24.8.33. cf 1903-5 and 1921-3; JF 202;
l924 Newcastle Emlyn Ch, Cms, rest & alts; NLW NCE Parish Records 6: spec; £4,460 plus £650 for work on tower; BoW; JF 202.
(1925-30 Work at Brecon Cathedral inc alts to Priory house as the Deanery, outbuildings, work on central tower, rebuilt St Lawrence Chapel 1930; BoW)
(1926 Wk on Christ College Chapel, Brecon, w J. L. Phillips; BoW 294)
(1937 Reredos, Brecon Cathedral; BoW 286; also pews with ADRC)
(1937 S aisle, St Anne ch, Roath, Cardiff; Orrin 30; South Wales Echo 29.5.1964; C&P)
(1937 font cover and kneelers, Patricio ch, Brec; JF 194-5; also lychgate to Richard Baker Gabb ?same date; also top to churchyard cross;
Also ?pulpit Aberdare St Elvan Ch BoW;
(1988 Caer Llan, Monmouth; earth-sheltered house w castellated ?reused stone front; Kisack 2003 160;
CARPENTER, RICHARD HERBERT 1841-93. Architect, son of RC Carpenter, architect, pupil & partner of W Slater (S&C), later w Benj Ingelow (C&I). Lancing College Chapel 1868ff; Ellesmere Coll Salop 1879-87 C&I;
(1890-2 reredos Montgomery Ch, Mont;)
CARR, HERBERT County Architect Montgomeryshire from early 1930s until d 1965; BoW 67;
(1938 Welshpool almshouses; BoW211)
(1941-64 adds County offices, Welshpool; BoW)
(1948 Llanwddin Sch and Community Centre; BoW)
(1951 Abermule Primary Sch and Community Centre BoW)
(1952 Welshpool Primary School; BoW)
(1952 Montgomery Primary School hall; AJW 78;
(1953 Dolfor Primary Sch, Mont; BoW)
(1953 Newtown Junior school; BoW)
(1953-4 Llanidloes High School and Junior Sch; BoW)
(1954 Welshpool Police Station; BoW)
(1954? Trewern Primary Sch and Community Centre BoW)
(1955 adds Llanfyllin High Sch Mont BoW)
(1962 Llanidloes Community Centre Mount St BoW)
(1962-3 Newtown County Library, Ladywell St; BoW
Also Machynlleth Secondary School & High School; Newtown Police Station; Adds Welshpool High School;
CARTER, JOHN COATES l859-l927 Articled JB Pearce, Norwich then improver w JP Seddon, then partner l885-l904 (S&C). Comp entr Sheffield TH l889, Bath Pump Rm l894, Bradford Cartwright Hall l899; ASG 137; Inf from Phil Thomas, 13 South Parade, York;
l887-9 Rest University College, Aberystwyth, Cd, after fire; £17900 est; S&C; cost £24816; JRW;
(1888-91 Melincryddan Ch, Neath, Glam; DM Davies Neath exec archt; Orrin 111; JCC of S&C; WM 22.3.89; ICBS 1888; Benj Thomas Neath contr, died during bldng; GG 24.4.91; BN 23.1.91; WM 24.4.91; £3000; BoW)
(1888-90 St Paul ch, Grangetown, Cardiff, Glam; Orrin 41; WM 18.3.89; JCC of S&C; £4,000, Bowers & Co Hereford contr; Br 25.1.90; chancel 1901-2; £3,000; WM 19.6.01; Knox & Wells Cardiff contrs; CT 26.4.02; £2500; BoW at expense Lord Windsor, pulpit & choir stalls by JCC)
(1888-98 main stair & sanctuary, Prinknash Park, Glos, for TD Edwardes; S&C;)
(1889 rest Tintern Parva ch, Mon; Kissack 108; BoW)
(1902 Red House, 60 Victoria Rd, Penarth, Glam for himself; BoW )
(c1902-3 No 66, No 70 The White House and No 76 Victoria Road, Penarth, Glam
(1902 Mission church, Blaina, Mon S&C Gwent RO)
1903 St Teilo, Llanion, Pembroke Dock (NLW)
(1904 ?rest St Peter, Blaenavon, Mon; inf Shamma OT Thesis RIBA 1978)
(1904-5 reblt S transept, part of S aisle St Mary ch, Chepstow, Mon; ICBS; BoW)
(c1905-10 adds Albert County Infants School, Penarth, Glam; BoW
1906 Pulpit Llanrhian ch, Pmbs; BoW
(1906 All Saints Parish Hall, Penarth, Glam; BoW
(1906 Paget Rooms, Penarth, Glam; BoW 496;)
1906 House, Llandyfriog, Cd; Arch 31.8.06; not found
l907 first plans Abbey, Caldey Island, Pmbs; Plans unex Gatehouse monastery complex, Pax Sept 1907; BN 29.5.08; RA 1908; BA 9.10.08; NLW PG 2427/75 Fol 2 verso; Fol 23 recto; 72; 73. Abandoned 1911 when decided to enlarge cottage monastery instead; Nine drawings at Caldey
1907? Complet St Philomena’s, the abbey guest-house, Caldey Island, Pmbs, begun by JC Hawes c1906
1907 Row of cottages, first monastery on Caldey Island, Pmbs; burnt 1940; BN 30.4.09; NLW PG 2427/75 Fol 27
1908-10 Abbey church, Caldey Island, Pmbs, added at end of cottage monastery; Burnt 1940 rest 1951; BN 30.4.09; Statio parallel range to N 1910.
(1908 St Cadoc ch, Osborn Rd, Pontypool, Mon: Shamma thesis)
1909-10 St Martin's Tower, Caldey Island, Pmbs; complete 1910; AA 1911, 2, 5;
(1910 unex des SS Julius & Aaron ch, Newport, Mon; BoW 431n; BN 18.2.10; drawings in ch and at NLW; another des 1917, design finally blt 1923.
1910-11 Alts Castle Hall, Milford, Pmbs, for St Brides Abbey (Anglican nuns), inc temporary wooden chapel (dem)
1910-11 Caldey Island, Pmbs: Enclosure wall, Post office and shop, pump house, engine house and workshops (NLW PG 2427/58), workmens temporary rest, and houses including Ty Mair built for Abbot Carlyle’s mother, SS Peter & Joseph a pair of cottages, also alts to existing cottage row on green. Post office and shop ill Academy Arch 1911, 2, p 5.
1911-13 Main part of Caldey Abbey built as addition to N of cottage monastery original scheme in Acad Arch 1911,2,pp 3-5: North range, kitchen tower, Refectory (under way 1912), cloister (NLW PG 2426/71 has details for glazing cloisters 12.12.12 unex) Abbot's House, Abbots chapel (1913-15), All fittings to Abbot’s House, refectory, kitchen; sundial and terracotta bird bath in abbot’s garden.
1911 Fittings for Caldey Abbey church: list of works made by Clarke of Llandaff.: Abbots chair, litany desk, two acolyte stools, clock case and two stove cases: ?mostly burnt in 1940, some previously removed to Prinknash. Phil Thomas lists: lectern, canopied stalls, abbot’s throne, sedilia, hanging lamps, screen and gallery as by JCC; lectern now at Farnborough Abbey.
1911 Ty Gwyn, Caldey Island built for the island steward, also probably St Oswalds a bungalow possibly intended as an infirmary
(1911-17 Alts Cranham Ch, Glos)
c1911 ?Reredos, Dale Ch, Pembs; attrib
(1912-13 St John Ch, Waunfelin, Pontypool, Mon; CB 1912 111; Specs Gwent RO D/Pa 13.111-4; corresp D/Pa 13.108; BoW two W bays completed 1924-6)
(1912-13 N transept St Mary, Chepstow, Mon Ch Bldr 1913 73) ICBS; also reredos; Ch burnt and rebt 1951-2
(1912 adds St John Evangelist, Newport, Mon N aisle, vestry and tower ICBS)