Bridget Cherry

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Bridget Cherry OBE, FSA, Hon. FRIBA (born 17 May 1941) is a British architectural historian who was series editor of the Pevsner Architectural Guides from 1971 until 2002. She is the co-author of several Pevsner guides.[1][2]

Family and education[edit]

Cherry is the elder sister of the neurosurgeon Henry Marsh.[3] She studied History at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University and went on to study History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Career[edit]

Cherry is vice-president of the Heritage of London Trust, a Council member of the London Topographical Society and a member of the board of the Ironbridge Heritage Trust. She is a life trustee of the Sir John Soane's Museum, London.[4] Cherry previously served as a commissioner for English Heritage, the Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England and as a trustee of Historic Royal Palaces.[2] Since her retirement, she edits the London Topographical Society's newsletter.[5]

Honours and awards[edit]

Cherry was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2003.[6]

She is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries[7] and since 1993 a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects.[8]

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Northamptonshire. (2nd ed.) revised by Bridget Cherry. With contributions from Sir Gyles Isham and Bruce Bailey, 1973, Harmondsworth: Penguin. ISBN 0140710221
  • Dudmaston Shropshire: A souvenir guide / Bridget Cherry, 2018. Rotherham: National Trust. ISBN 9781911384366
  • The buildings of England: a short history and bibliography / Bridget Cherry, 1983, Linton: Published for the Penguin Collectors' Society by Dalby. ISBN 0907049060
  • Ivy-Mantled Tower: a history of the church and churchyard of St. Mary Hornsey, Middlesex / Bridget Cherry, 2015, London: Hornsey Historical Society. ISBN 9780905794532
  • London. 2, South / Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner 1994–2001, Harmondsworth: Penguin, ISBN 0300096518
  • London. 4, North / Bridget Cherry & Nikolaus Pevsner, 2002 , New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300096534
  • London. 3, North West / Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner, 2002, New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300096526
  • The Buildings of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales: a short history and bibliography / Bridget Cherry, 1998, [Great Britain]: Penguin Collectors' Society. ISBN 0952740117
  • London. 5, East / Bridget Cherry, Charles O'Brien and Nikolaus Pevsner; with contributions from Elizabeth Williamson, Malcolm Tucker and Pamela Greenwood. 2005, New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300107013
  • Dissent and the gothic revival: papers from a study day at Union Chapel Islington / edited by Bridget Cherry. 2007, London: The Chapels Society. ISBN 9780954506117
  • Hornsey Town Hall / Bridget Cherry, 1995, London: Hornsey Historical Society[9]
  • Civic pride in Hornsey: the Town Hall and its surrounding buildings / Bridget Cherry. c.2006, London: Hornsey Historical Society. ISBN 0905794389
  • Crouch End: a walk / Bridget Cherry and Ken Gay; illustrated by Peter Garland. 1995, London: Hornsey Historical Society. ISBN 0905794133

Articles[edit]

  • Bridget Cherry and Ken Gay, Crouch End, A Walk. (1995). The London Journal: A Review of Metropolitan Society past and Present, 20(2), 126. Journal ISSN: 0305-8034[10]
  • Cherry, Bridget. (2019). BOOK REVIEW: THE ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL. The Antiquaries Journal, 99, 465. Journal ISSN: 0003-5815;[11]
  • Cherry, Bridget, Rawcliffe, Carole, Shoemaker, Robert B., & Darby, Nell. (2014). Survey of London, Volume 49, Battersea, Part I: Public Commercial and Cultural. The London Journal, 39, 168–174. Journal ISSN: 0305-8034;[12]
  • Cherry, Bridget, "London's Public Events and Ceremonies: an Overview Through Three Centuries". Architectural History, vol. 56, 2013, pp. 1–28. JSTOR[13]
  • Cherry, Bridget, and Nikolaus Pevsner. "The Modern Movement in Britain". Twentieth Century Architecture, no. 8, 2007, pp. 12–38. JSTOR, [14]
  • Cherry, Bridget. "Edward Hatton's New View of London". Architectural History, vol. 44, 2001, pp. 96–105. JSTOR,[15]
  • Cherry, Bridget. "An Early Sixteenth-Century London Tomb Design". Architectural History, vol. 27, 1984, pp. 86–95. JSTOR, [16]

As contributor[edit]

  • The buildings of England: further reading: a select bibliography / compiled by Tye Blackshaw, Bridget Cherry, Elisabeth Williamson.[17]
  • Northamptonshire / Bruce Bailey, Nikolaus Pevsner and Bridget Cherry. 2013, New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300185072
  • The best buildings of England / Nikolaus Pevsner; an anthology by Bridget Cherry and John Newman; with an introduction by John Newman, 1986, [Harmondsworth]: Viking. ISBN 0670812838
  • The buildings of England: a celebration / edited by Simon Bradley and Bridget Cherry, 2001. Beccles: The Penguin Collectors' Society for the Buildings Books Trust. ISBN 0952740133
  • Bristol / Andrew Foyle; with contributions by Bridget Cherry, 2004, New Haven, Conn.; London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300104421
  • Hertfordshire / James Bettley, Nikolaus Pevsner and Bridget Cherry; with contributions from Stewart Bryant, Lee Prosser and Alec Clifton-Taylor, 2019, New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300223903

Photography[edit]

Photographs contributed by Cherry to the Conway Library are currently (2020) being digitised by the Courtauld Institute of Art, as part of the Courtauld Connects project.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CHERRY, Bridget Katherine, Who's Who 2015, A & C Black, 2015; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014
  2. ^ a b "Trustees". Sir John Soane's Museum. 2014. Archived from the original on 18 August 2014.
  3. ^ Wintle, Angela (11 June 2017). "British neurosurgeon Henry Marsh on his passion for tools, doing up houses and beekeeping". Sunday Times online. Retrieved 15 June 2017.(subscription required)
  4. ^ "Annual Report and Accounts" (PDF). Sir John Soane's Museum. 31 March 2012. p. 3. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Council Officers & Members". London Topographical Society. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  6. ^ Contributor, A. J. (19 June 2003). "OBEs for Eyre and Owusu in honours". The Architects’ Journal. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Mrs Bridget Cherry". Society of Antiquaries of London. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  8. ^ "Honorary Fellows" (PDF). RIBA. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  9. ^ "Hornsey Town Hall / Bridget Cherry. – British Library". explore.bl.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  10. ^ "Bridget Cherry and Ken Gay, Crouch End, A Walk – British Library". explore.bl.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  11. ^ "BOOK REVIEW: THE ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL – British Library". explore.bl.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  12. ^ "Survey of London, Volume 49, Battersea, Part I: Public Commercial and Cultural – British Library". explore.bl.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  13. ^ CHERRY, BRIDGET (2013). "London's Public Events and Ceremonies: an Overview Through Three Centuries". Architectural History. 56: 1–28. ISSN 0066-622X.
  14. ^ CHERRY, BRIDGET; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2007). "THE MODERN MOVEMENT IN BRITAIN". Twentieth Century Architecture (8): 12–38. ISSN 1353-1964.
  15. ^ Cherry, Bridget (2001). "Edward Hatton's New View of London". Architectural History. 44: 96–105. doi:10.2307/1568738. ISSN 0066-622X.
  16. ^ Cherry, Bridget (1984). "An Early Sixteenth-Century London Tomb Design". Architectural History. 27: 86–95. doi:10.2307/1568453. ISSN 0066-622X.
  17. ^ "The buildings of England: further reading: a select bibliography / compiled by Tye Blackshaw, Bridget Cherry, Elisabeth Williamson. – British Library". explore.bl.uk. Retrieved 1 October 2020.
  18. ^ "Who made the Conway Library?". Digital Media. 30 June 2020. Retrieved 1 October 2020.