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John Middleton – Victorian Provincial Architect

ISBN 978-953-99762-5-3  (2008) Publisher: Accent d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia A few new copies of this book are still available at £15.00 each (plus postage and package). For more details please email … Continue reading

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Celebrating John Middleton – a chance to explore Clearwell Village

  Explore Clearwell – 15th September 2018 Clearwell Church, Clearwell, Gloucestershire, GL16 8LY Guided tour of the delights of Clearwell   Meet at the church in Clearwell and join Isabel … Continue reading

August 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Closure of Clearwell Chapel

Closure of Clearwell Cemetery Chapel. From Isabel Winstanley: ‘In his book John Middleton Victorian, Provincial Architect, Brain refers to the Mortuary Chapel and says it is in a poor state … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · 3 Comments

Cheltenham Ladies’ College

To download Brian Torode’s account of the development of the Bayshill site of Cheltenham Ladies’ College, please press the link below: This time-line shows how the architect, John Middleton, and … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

St Benet’s Kemerton, Beckford Hall and Woollas Hall in photographs

Beckford Hall the home of the Wakeman Family. Later the house was occupied by the Ashton-Case Family who added the chapel wing and then it was the Noviciate for the … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 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

Photographs of St Stephen’s Tivoli

Photographs from the Collection of the Late Father Brian Torode ‘This Church was designed by John Middleton and built in stages: chancel 1873-4, transept 1876, tall nave with lean-to aisles … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

John Middleton and Son, Architects

The Full Text of Brian’s Life of John Middleton (2004) Brian wrote in the beginning of ‘John Middleton – Victorian, Provincial Architect’ – ‘A more detailed and comprehensive version of … Continue reading

June 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Middleton and St David’s College, Lampeter

To download this essay, ‘Middleton and St David’s College, Lampeter,’ by Brian Torode (2002), please press the link below: From ‘A bold imagining – University of Wales Lampeter – glimpses … Continue reading

June 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cheltenham Cemetery and its Inhabitants

To download Brian Torode’s lecture notes for his talk entitled ‘Cheltenham Cemetery and its Inhabitants,’ please press the link below: Charles Darling

August 14, 2014 · 2 Comments