Person    | Male  Born 15/5/1825  Died 1899

Henry Astley Darbishire

Categories: Architecture

Henry Astley Darbishire

From Anatpro: English architect mostly associated with philanthropic schemes, including the Gothic Columbia Market (1866) and the Gothic working-class housing-scheme at Columbia Square (1857–60), both in Bethnal Green, London, financed by Angela Burdett-Coutts ... but both demolished. For the same client he designed the Picturesque Gothic Holly Village, Highgate, London (1865), a group of modest houses round a green, influenced no doubt by Nash's Blaise Hamlet, Som. Darbishire produced a standard design for five-storey apartment-blocks (the planning of which was derived from Henry Roberts's pioneering schemes of the 1850s) for the Peabody Trust (set up in 1862 to ameliorate the condition of the London poor). Many of these Italianate blocks survive in London.

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Henry Astley Darbishire

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Burdett-Coutts - Victoria Park - fountain

This extravaganza in Victorian gothic with Moorish touches was designed by Da...

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Frances Whiting memorial fountain

This figure represents the woman of Samaria (a Samaritan) at the well, from S...

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Arthur Davis

Arthur Davis

Born London, as Arthur Joseph Davis. In collaboration with Charles Mewes, he designed the Ritz Hotel, the Royal Automobile Club (Pall Mall), the interior of the Carlton Hotel (lost), the old Mornin...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Elis David Almshouse

Elis David Almshouse

Founded by Elias Davy (the correct spelling of his name), and originally built for seven people of either sex and enlarged for twelve people in 1875.   Residents transferred to newly built almshous...

Building, Architecture

2 memorials
Alfred Head

Alfred Head

Born Holloway. Islington artist and Borough Architect for Islington in 1974. the Riviera Reporter contains an interview with Alfred Head.

Person, Architecture, Art

1 memorial
George Basevi

George Basevi

Architect.  Born London. Cousin to Benjamin Disraeli. Designed some lovely squares in London: Belgrave Square, Alexander Square, Thurloe Square, Pelham Crescent and Place, Walton Place, and a numbe...

Person, Architecture

3 memorials
John Elmes

John Elmes

Architect in 1833.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial