Yeoville Thomason

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Birmingham Council House
Singers Hill Synagogue
The Union Club, Bamford's Trust House, 85-89 Colmore Row//Newhall Street
Monument, Kensal Green Cemetery

Henry Richard Yeoville Yardley Thomason (17 July 1826 – 19 July 1901) was a British architect active in Birmingham. He was born in Edinburgh to a Birmingham family, and set up his own practice in Birmingham 1853–54.[1]

Life[edit]

Yeoville Thomason was a grandson of Sir Edward Thomason, a silversmith and medallist in Birmingham, and son of Henry Botfield Thomason and Elizabeth Yardley.[citation needed]

He was a pupil of Charles Edge, and after qualifying as an architect he worked for the borough surveyor. He designed the Council House after winning a competition.

As architect to Birmingham, Dudley and District Banking Company he designed several bank buildings in the area.[1]

He retired in 1896. He died in 1901 and is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.

Significant works[edit]

He designed, amongst others:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Yeoville Thomason (1826-1901)". The Victoria Web. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Council House (1210333)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Singers Hill Synagogue (1075712)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Great Hampton Works (1075544)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  5. ^ Historic England. "Union Club (1210201)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  6. ^ Birmingham, Douglas Hickman, 1970 Studio Vista. p25
  7. ^ Historic England. "Birmingham Banking Company (1075753)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  8. ^ Historic England. "38 Benetts Hill (1075754)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  9. ^ Historic England. "Highcroft Hospital (1351967)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  10. ^ Historic England. "Highcroft Hospital front entrance (1351968)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 20 August 2006.
  11. ^ Birmingham, Douglas Hickman, 1970 Studio Vista. p35
  12. ^ Birmingham Buildings, The Architectural Story of a Midland City, Bryan Little, 1971, ISBN 0-7153-5295-4
  13. ^ The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, Nikolaus Pevsner, 1968 Penguin. p81

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