John Brown (architect)
He was the pupil of the architect William Brown of Ipswich, a close relative. He was, along with his two sons, the surveyor for Norwich Cathedral, where his work there included a restoration of the crossing tower, undertaken during the 1830s. He was appointed County Surveyor for Norfolk in 1835.
Brown's works include:
- St. Peter: Lowestoft, Suffolk; built 1833; white brick with no tower, Carpenter's Gothic style; demolished circa 1974
- St. Michael's (St. Michael the Greater): Stamford, Lincolnshire; built 1835–36; Early English style; by 2002 no longer used as a church
- Sudbury workhouse: Sudbury, Suffolk; built 1836(–37?) after enactment of the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834.
- The Norwich Yarn Factory (St James Mill): Norwich; built 1836–37.
- Workhouse at Lingwood, Norfolk; built 1837. Later called "Homelea". and since demolished.
- Workhouse at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk; built 1838. Later the Northgate Hospital. Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as "Red brick and still classical in its proportions and its details".
- All Saints, Hainford, Norfolk; 1838–40. Flint with red brick dressings; lancet windows.
- Christ Church: East Greenwich in south-east London; built 1847–49; Robert Kerr, co-architect
- St. Margaret: Lee, London; built 1839–41
- Christchurch: New Catton, Norwich; built 1841.
- St. Mark: New Lakenham, Norwich; built 1844; modified perpendicular style.
- St. Matthew: Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich; built 1851; Neo-Norman style; Robert Kerr, co-architect; by 2002 offices.
- The Old Corn Exchange: Fakenham, Norfolk; built 1855; by 2002 a cinema.
- St Peter & St Paul Bergh Apton, Norfolk; 1838. Major internal re-ordering for Revd John Thomas Pelham.
- "Basic Biographical Details". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
- Pevsner 1962, p.211.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus; Wilson, Bill (2002). Norfolk 2 (2nd ed.). New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300096576.
- List from Howard Colvin (1978). A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600–1840. John Murray. p. 145. ISBN 0 7195 3328 7. except where otherwise cited.
- Pevsner 1962, p.184.
- "East Anglian Workhouses". Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. Retrieved 1 January 2014.
- Pevsner 1962, p.149.
- Pevsner 1962, p.158.
- Homan, Roger (1984). The Victorian Churches of Kent. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd. p. 106. ISBN 0-85033-466-7.
- Geoffrey Kelly, Book of Bergh Apton (Halsgrove 2005) ISBN 1-84114-418-5
Pevsner, Nikolaus (1962). North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books.