John Holloway Sanders

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Ribblehead railway station opened in 1876. An example of Derby Gothic by John Holloway Sanders

John Holloway Sanders FRIBA (1825 – 16 October 1884) was an architect based in England and chief architect of the Midland Railway until 1884.

His date of appointment as Chief Architect to the Midland Railway is not known, but he is recorded as working for them in 1845. He is particularly noted for his station buildings on the Settle to Carlisle railway which were all built in a similar style, they became known colloquially as Midland Gothic or Derby Gothic.

He was appointed Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects on 22 April 1872.[1]

On his death in 1884, the position of Chief Architect of the Midland Railway went to Charles Trubshaw.

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  1. ^ Brodie, Antonia (20 December 2001). Directory of British Architects, 1834-1914. Vol 2. Royal Institute of British Architects. p. 535. ISBN 9780826455147.
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Radcliffe, Enid (1967). The Buildings of England. Yorkshire West Riding. Penguin Books. p. 278.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al "Notes by the Way". Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald. British Newspaper Archive. 1 November 1884. Retrieved 12 July 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The Sheffield and Chesterfield District Railway. The New stations". Sheffield Daily Telegraph. British Newspaper Archive. 13 April 1869. Retrieved 12 July 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  5. ^ "The improvements at the Midland Railway Station". Derby Daily Telegraph. British Newspaper Archive. 28 March 1881. Retrieved 12 July 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  6. ^ "The new Midland Railway Station at Burton-on-Trent". Derby Daily Telegraph. British Newspaper Archive. 30 April 1883. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  7. ^ "New station at Mangotsfield". Western Daily Press. British Newspaper Archive. 25 June 1883. Retrieved 7 August 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.