Group    From 1877 

Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

Founded by William Morris, Philip Webb and others associated with the Pre-Raphaelites to counteract the highly destructive 'restoration' of medieval buildings being practised by many Victorian architects. Today it is the largest, oldest and most technically expert national pressure group fighting to save old buildings from decay, demolition and damage.

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Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

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Worship Street workshops

91 - 101 Worship Street. Built as workshops and dwellings. Designed by Philip...

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Charles H. Driver

Charles H. Driver

Architect, known for his pioneering use of ornamental iron work.  His work in London includes: The Crystal Palace/Great Exhibition, Thames Embankment, Abbey Mills Pumping House, a number of railway...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
W. F. R. Stanley

W. F. R. Stanley

Inventor, manufacturer and philanthropist. Born William Ford Robinson Stanley in Islington. He filed 78 patents for precision drawing, mathematical and surveying instruments, as well as telescopes....

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Philanthropy

5 memorials
P. J. Darvall

P. J. Darvall

Architect. Peter John Darvall. We wish we could find something more about this architect. Was the Christ Church development his only important work?  What was he on when he designed that hypnotic c...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
William Ramsay

William Ramsay

Royal mason. In 1332 designed the Chapter House and Cloister at St Paul's.

Person, Architecture, Property

1 memorial