Plaque

Richard Norman Shaw - SW1

Inscription

Richard Norman Shaw, architect, 1831 - 1912.

Bob Speel informs that this roundel was designed by Lethaby and modelled by Thornycroft.

Site: Richard Norman Shaw - SW1 (1 memorial)

SW1, Victoria Embankment, Scotland Yard

This pair of buildings, built 1887 - 1906, were designed by Shaw for the Metropolitan Police who had outgrown their Whitehall premises.  They moved out in 1967 to new offices in St James's. 

The roundel is on the northern building, the first completed.

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Richard Norman Shaw - SW1

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Richard Norman Shaw

Architect. Born Edinburgh. Pioneer of Old English and Queen Anne styles. His ...

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Richard Norman Shaw - SW1

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William Richard Lethaby

Born Barnstaple, Devon. Architect, in the arts and crafts style, and writer o...

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Sir Hamo Thornycroft

Sculptor. Born William Hamo Thornycroft (but the William is normally dropped)...

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