John Brown (architect)

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John Brown (1805–1876)[1] was a 19th-century architect working in Norwich, in the county of Norfolk, England. His buildings include churches and workhouses.

Life[edit]

All Saints, Hainford, Norfolk (1838–40).

He was the pupil of the architect William Brown of Ipswich, a close relative.[1] 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.[2] He was appointed County Surveyor for Norfolk in 1835.[3]

Works[edit]

Brown's works include:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Basic Biographical Details". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Pevsner 1962, p.211.
  3. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Wilson, Bill (2002). Norfolk 2. (2nd ed.). New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300096576. 
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Pevsner 1962, p.184.
  6. ^ "East Anglian Workhouses". Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Pevsner 1962, p.149.
  8. ^ Pevsner 1962, p.158.
  9. ^ a b Homan, Roger (1984). The Victorian Churches of Kent. Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd. p. 106. ISBN 0-85033-466-7. 
  10. ^ Geoffrey Kelly, Book of Bergh Apton (Halsgrove 2005) ISBN 1-84114-418-5

Sources[edit]

Pevsner, Nikolaus (1962). North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books.