George Fellowes Prynne

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The imposing All Saints Church, West Dulwich is on four floors to accommodate a sloping site in South London

George Halford Fellowes Prynne (1853–1927) was an English architect.


Early life[edit]

George Halford Fellowes Prynne was born on 2 April 1853 at Wyndham Square, Plymouth, Devon. He was the second son of the Reverend George Rundle Prynne and Emily Fellowes. He studied at St. Mary’s College, Harlow. He went on to Chardstock College, and thence to Eastman’s Royal Naval Academy at Southsea. He was student at the Royal Academy in 1876 and 77-78.

St Columba's Church, St. Columb Major, Cornwall


He was the architect of many parish churches in England, mostly in the southeast and southwest, and almost always on a grand scale of high-church Gothic revival. He also did much restoration work, and in all is said to have been involved in over 200 buildings, including Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth.

He was particularly noted for his screen work. Examples of his screens can be found at the following churches.


He died on 7 May 1927.