Edwin Seward

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Edwin Seward (1853-1924)[1] was an architect based in Cardiff, Wales. Born in Somerset, Seward trained in Yeovil before moving to Cardiff to work as an assistant to G. E. Robinson. By 1875 he was a member of the firm James, Seward and Thomas and went on to build some of Cardiff's most notable buildings in the late 19th Century.

Works in Cardiff include[edit]

The Coal Exchange, Cardiff

Works elsewhere[edit]

He was the winning architect for the Swansea Harbour Trust Building in Swansea and he worked on the widening of the Wye Bridge in Monmouth.[2]


  1. ^ Davies, John; Jenkins, Nigel (2008). The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. p. 811. ISBN 978-0-7083-1953-6. 
  2. ^ Glamorgan Gwent Archaeological Trust, Historic Landscape Characterisation, Wyesham. Accessed 4 January 2012

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