A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: Architects and Sculptors

John Ashton Beer – Ashton Beer Collection

Please press on the link below to read more about this fascinating collection of Cotswolds Arts and Crafts Furniture which is currently seeking a more permanent home:

December 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Celebrating Canon A. J. C. Scoles – A Centenary Tribute

Celebrating Canon A. J. C. Scoles – A Centenary Tribute A collection of four biographical sketches of this Pastor and Ecclesiastical Architect Our Church Architect – Canon A. J. C. … Continue reading

August 6, 2020 · 2 Comments

W. E. Ellery Anderson

To download Richard Barton’s ‘W. E. Ellery Anderson,’ please press the link below: To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘William Elbert Ellery Anderson and the changes made to the Sanctuary … Continue reading

April 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Thomas Meyrick and his Fonts

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled, ‘Thomas Meyrick and his Fonts,’ please press the link below: With thanks to Julian Orbach for kindly supplying the photographs

December 2, 2019 · 3 Comments

Gilbert Blount: A Victorian Architect through his diaries

BY PHILIPPA HUNTER An overshadowed architect, seen through the pages of his diaries … Press on the tab below to download this document: For permission to use these family photographs … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Some Cheltenham Buildings

To download Brian Torode’s selection of lesser-known Cheltenham buildings designed by John Middleton, William Hill Knight and others, please press the link below: These notes were produced for a County … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

William Drinkwater Gough

To download this essay by Michael Dummer about William Drinkwater Gough, entitled ‘The Search for St Alphege’s Sculptor – The Carvings at St Alphege’s Church, Oldfield Park, Bath,’ please press the … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pugin and Bucknall at Fairford?

To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled ‘Horcott Presbytery – Bucknall’s Forgotten House (2004),’ please press the link below: To download Richard Barton’s essay entitled ‘St Thomas of Canterbury, Horcott – … Continue reading

April 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

Brown Family – Carvers of the Caryatides

In 2003 Brian Torode was invited to research the relationship between two families of Brownwho lived in Tivoli, Cheltenham, one being the carvers of the Caryatides of Montpellier. Please click … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Philip Lindsey Clark

The following notes are the result of joint research by Brian Torode and Richard Barton… Jesu Salvator Mundi Bas Relief of the head of Christ in black slate with the … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 5 Comments