Robert Richardson Banks

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Robert Richardson Banks (1812 – 14 December 1872) was a notable English architect of the mid 19th century who worked for many years in partnership with Charles Barry.

Banks was a pupil of William Atkinson before he joined the practice of Barry's father, Sir Charles Barry.

Partnership[edit]

The Banks and Barry Partnership was established in 1847 when Charles junior left his father's practice with Banks, then senior assistant in the practice. For a time (1855–64), the partnership was based at 27 Sackville Street, London.[1] The pair managed numerous projects in London and East Anglia. The partnership was dissolved upon Banks's death in 1872. Sir Aston Webb was a pupil in the practice from 1866 to 1871.

Notable projects[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ From: 'Sackville Street', Survey of London: volumes 31 and 32: St James Westminster, Part 2 (1963), pp. 342-66. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=41480. Date accessed: 24 May 2007.
  2. ^ From: 'The Crown estate in Kensington Palace Gardens: Individual buildings', Survey of London: volume 37: Northern Kensington (1973), pp. 162-93. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?compid=49873. Date accessed: 8 May 2007