Edward Robert Robson

Edward Robert Robson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edward Robert Robson FRIBA FSA FSI was an English architect famous for the progressive spirit of his London state-funded school buildings of the 1870s and early 1880s. Born in Durham, he was the elder son of Robert Robson, a Durham Justice of the Peace. He apprenticed in Newcastle upon Tyne with John Dobson, who worked in a classicising, Italianate manner; he then worked under Sir George Gilbert Scott during the restoration of Durham Cathedral's tower, taking a break in 1858 for "extensive Continental travel," and went on to serve as architect in charge of the Cathedral for six years. He was also in partnership for a time prior to 20 August 1862 with John Wilson Walton. His first church, St. Cuthbert's, Durham, was inspired in part by the plain 13th century church at Formigny, Normandyshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6133993103
  • 9786133993105