Holland W. Hobbiss
Holland William Hobbiss (8 February 1880 – 22 July 1970) was an architect in the Birmingham area of England. He also traded under the name Holland W. Hobbiss and Partners, and Holland W. Hobbiss and M. A. H. Hobbiss.
Hobbiss was born in Birmingham on 8 February 1880, the eldest son of Henry Hobbiss, a school master and later a lecturer in a teaching college, and his wife, Alice. During the First World War, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Garrison Artillery. His signature brick pattern was English garden wall bond with three rows of stretchers between each row of headers. He died in Birmingham in 1970.
- Chemical Engineering Building, University of Birmingham, 1960 (Holland W. Hobbiss and Partners)
- Christ Church, Burney Lane, Washwood Heath, 1935
- Crematorium and chapel at Lodge Hill Cemetery in Selly Oak, 1936–37
- Edgbaston High School for Girls, 1960 (Holland W. Hobbiss and Partners)
- Fox and Goose pub, Washwood Heath, 1913
- Foundation of the Schools of King Edward VI, Foundation Offices.
- The Guild of Students, University of Birmingham, 1928-30. Extended 1948-51 and 1960.
- Holy Cross church, Brigfield Road, Billesley Common, 1937
- King Edward's School, 1937-47. He rebuilt and clad with brick the upper corridor of the New Street (Charles Barry) King Edward's school as the current chapel, 1952-3. Chapel listed Grade II*.
- King Edward VI High School for Girls, 1937-47.
- The crematorium at Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, 1937.
- Pitmaston House, formerly the Ideal Benefit Society Building, Goodby Road, Edgbaston, 1930-1. Listed grade II in 2002
- Queens College, Somerset Road, Edgbaston. Residential block and lodge 1929-30, chapel 1938-47
- St Edmund, Reddings Lane, Tyseley, 1939-40
- St Francis' Hall, University of Birmingham, 1936. Extended 1968-9.
- St Giles, Church Road, Rowley Regis, 1923 with A. S. Dixon.
- St Mark's Church House, Washwood Heath, 1909–10
- St Mary and St John, Alum Rock Road, 1934-5
- The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, Nikolaus Pevsner and Alexandra Wedgwood, 1966, 2003, ISBN 0-300-09679-8
- The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, Nikolaus Pevsner, 1963 p89
- Pevsner Architectural Guides - Birmingham, Andy Foster, 2005, ISBN 0-300-10731-5
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