Somers Clarke

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George Somers Clarke
Born1841
Brighton, England
Died31 August 1926
OccupationArchitect

George Somers Clarke (1841–1926)[1] was an architect and English Egyptologist who worked at a number of sites throughout Egypt, notably in El Kab, where he built a house. He was born in Brighton.

As an architect he worked in partnership with John Thomas Micklethwaite from offices at 15 Dean's Yard, Westminster, London. He was also Surveyor of the Fabric of St Paul's Cathedral from 1897 to 1906.

View of Reid's Hotel in Funchal, Madeira, photographed by Sarah Angelina Acland (c. 1910).

After his retirement Clarke continued to live in Egypt and died in Mahamid in August 1926.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Death Of Well Known Architect: Mr Somers Clarke Passes Away In Egypt". Dundee Courier. 1 September 1926. Retrieved 24 September 2014 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  2. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 738.
  3. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 433.
  4. ^ Church Guide Book. St Martin's, Brighton. 1975.
  5. ^ Building News. 1 January 1875. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 669.
  7. ^ The Builder. 46: 932. 1884. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ The Builder: 792. 5 December 1885. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ Historic England. "Details from listed building database (1321657)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 14 September 2007.
  10. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 698.
  11. ^ Denby, Elaine (1998). Grand Hotels: Reality & Illusion; An Architectural and Social History. Reaktion Books. p. 183. ISBN 978-1861891211.
  12. ^ The Builder. 6 October 1892. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  13. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 428.
  14. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 436.
  15. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 155.
  16. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 298.

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