Person Male Born 17/10/1799 Died 17/12/1881
Architect. Born County Durham. Moved to London in 1821. Expert on medieval buildings, restoring many country houses and castles and so worked on only a few buildings in London. Wikipedia has an extensive list. Died at Hawksfold, Fernhurst, West Sussex, the house he designed for himself, now converted to flats.
We've found a few other architects who built houses for themselves, listed at Geoffrey Darke.