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A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Category Archives: Architects and Sculptors

The building of King’s College Theological Hostel in Vincent Square

To download Richard Barton’s brief article about the building of King’s College Theological Hostel in Vincent Square, London, please press the link below:

April 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

‘This little gem of a church’

Originally posted on Theodor Kern:
Googling Theodor Kern’s name yesterday, I came across a work by the artist that I’d never seen before. In his biography of Kern, Karl Heinz…

April 6, 2021 · Leave a comment

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

To download this centenary celebration of the life and work of Canon A. J. C. Scoles please press the link below: Four biographical sketches of this pastor and ecclesiastical architect, … 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 Brown who lived in Tivoli, Cheltenham, one being the carvers of the Caryatides of Montpellier. To … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment