Robert Vertue

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Robert Vertue
Died 1506
Nationality British
Buildings Bath Abbey, Tower of London, Greenwich Palace

Robert Vertue (died in 1506) was an English architect and master mason.

He worked as a mason on the nave of Westminster Abbey between 1475 and 1490, and then as the master mason for Henry VII's riverside north range of Greenwich Palace, built in 1500–04 and a work at the Tower of London.

Along with his brother William, he was involved in the construction of Bath Abbey,[1] the Tower of London (1501–1502) and possibly Henry VII's chapel at Westminster.[2]


  1. ^ "A Building of Vertue". Bath Past. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  2. ^ Leedy, Walter C. (1975). "The Design of the Vaulting of Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster: A Reappraisal". Architectural History 18: 5–11+89–96. doi:10.2307/1568378. JSTOR 1568378.