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ADAMS, Maurice Bingham (1849-1933)
Architect, born in Brighton, grew up in Keymer and was educated in Lewes. After working for local building firms for a year, he was articled to H N Goulty in 1867, then became assistant to William Emerson. In 1870-72 he was clerk of works and architect to Philip Causton Lockwood, Brighton Borough Surveyor. Own practice from 1873. Moved to Bedford Park, Chiswick, London by 1878 and was associated with development of that estate. Editor of Building News from 1872 to 1923. FRIBA 1886.
  No work identified so far
Albery & Lawrence
Architects at 53 Church Road (1918-21).
  No work identified so far
ALLDRIDGE, Joseph William (1895-1977)
Architect. Born at 6 Terminus Place, grew up at 68 Prince's Road, Brighton. Named in connection with developments on the Sweet Hill plotland estate. As much of this site was developed without planning permission, using prefabricated housing, huts and sheds, it was relatively unusual for anyone to be identified. Also identified as William T Alldridge
  Windyridge, London Road, Patcham (1922)
Highmead, London Road, Patcham (1923)
at least 11 properties on the Sweet Hill Estate (1922-23)
ALLEN, John Gordon (1885-1964)
Architect. Son of a building surveyor and land agent. Very influential in suburban and bungalow development in the inter-war years (including in Australia and New Zealand). ARIBA 1910. Author of The Cheap Cottage and Small House: A manual of economic building (London: B T Batsford, 1919) and The Smaller House of To-day (London: B T Batsford, 1926). Winner of the 1927 Daily Mail Ideal Home Competition for Architects for a bungalow design.
  14, 16, 22, 24, 26, 34, 40, 42 Carden Avenue (1922-26)
14 Colebrook Road (1923)
4 Hillbrow Road (1924)
20, 25 Winfield Avenue (1926)
ALLWORK, Charles
Builder and carpenter. Little is known about him; Allwork was a common name in Willingdon at that time.
  St Margaret's Church, The Green, Rottingdean (alterations, repairs, 1818)
St Wulfran's Church, Greenways, Ovingdean (repairs, possibly south porch, 1826)
ANDREWS, Anthony Edward
Architect and surveyor.
  No work identified so far
ANSCOMBE, Allen
Architect and surveyor at 36 College Place (1851-58).
  No work identified so far
ANSCOMBE, Edward (-1843)
Architect and surveyor at 19 North Gardens (1839).
  No work identified so far
ANSCOMBE, J
Architect and surveyor at 21 Rose Hill Terrace (1912-21).
  No work identified so far
ANSCOMBE, Parker
Architect.
  Oxford Street Chapel, Oxford Street
ANTHONY, Albert Edward (1865-1916)
Lived at Dudley Road, Hastings (1901). Own practice by 1909 at Royal Insurance Chambers, 162 North Street (1909-15).
  No work identified so far
Anthony & Dixon
Architects at 35 East Street (1899-1905), partnership of A E Anthony and B H Dixon.
  St Joseph's Home for the Aged, 182 Old Shoreham Road
two houses, Princes Road (1896)
two houses, Hollingbury Terrace (1903)
ARMSTRONG, John (b.1937)
Painter, taught at University of Brighton, specialising in religious works.
  Chapel Royal, North Street* (painted sign)
St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (altarpiece)
ARUNDALE, F
Architect at 19 Charlotte Street (1851)
  No work identified so far
ASHDOWN, George Washington (1843-1934)
Dairyman [took over Peter's Dairy c1868] and provision merchant; his dairy became Southrern Counties Dairy by 1905 and he was listed as managing director of a dairy company (1901). Admitted to the Royal York masonic lodge in 1881. Began property development in the late 1890s and by 1910 he was listed as an estate agent, landowner and housing developer in Preston and the north of Brighton. Born in Ditchling, son of a miller (Oldland Mill, Keymer). Left £9,647 12s 10d.
  28 North Gardens [dairy/residence 1868-73]
52 Gloucester Road [shop/residence 1874-1901]
Brynhyfryd/Gordon House, 10 Tivoli Crescent [residence 1904-1909]
12 Matlock Road [office/residence 1911]
South Lodge, 1 Tivoli Crescent [residence 1919-1926]
Brocker House (1927)/Oakdene (1928-29)/End House (1930)/The Beacon, Tivoli Crescent North [residence -1934]
As developer:
• Woodside Avenue [one house 1897]
ATKINSON, Robert
Architect. Eestablished his reputation designing cinemas, his most accomplished work being the Regent Cinema, Brighton (1921), the first luxury cinema in the country, which fellow architect Sir Howard Richardson—who succeeded Atkinson as principal of the Architectural Association—described as Atkinson's 'no 1 Symphony'. It was regarded as one of the most remarkable British buildings of the 1920s.
  Regent Cinema, Queen's Road (1921)
The Dome and Corn Exchange, Church Street* (remodelling, 1935)
Pavilion Theatre, New Road* (remodelling, 1935)
ATTREE, Albert Edward (1890-1975)
Builder. Trained as a carpenter. Listed at Overhill Way in 1941, at 53 Barrhill Avenue 1948-1954 and at 82 Eldred Avenue (1956).
  7 Seaview Road (1925)
AUSTIN, John
Architect.
  Adulam Chapel, Windsor Street (1840, demolished)
AVERY-FOWLER, James Aylwin (1885-1948)
Architect, in practice at 4 Shelley Terrace, Lewes. Lived in Seaford from the 1930s until his death.
  bungalow, Crescent Drive (1921)
126 Warren Road (1921)
17 Channel View Road (1921)
Warren Farm bungalow, Warren Road (alterations, 1928)
AXTELL, Charles Frederick (1876-1954)
Architect,mainly of domestic housing in the first third of the 20th century. Son of a lodging house keeper in New Steine. Surveyor's assistant (1901). In practice at 11 Prince Albert Street (1905), then 38 Ship Street (by 1909, until at least 1938), living at the same address; also at 10 New Steine (1912-21). Later known as Frederick Charles Axtell. In retirement he lived at 1 The Twitten, Southwick.
  two houses, Lowther Road (1899)
house (1899), house and shop (1902), Preston Drove
four houses, St Luke's Road (1900)
three houses Sandgate Road (1901)
eight houses, Ditchling Road (1905)
seven houses, Hollingbury Park Avenue (1905)
three houses, Coombe Road (1906)
'Glen View' 1 Cornwall Gardens (1906-08)
4 and 5 Crown Street (rebuilding, 1907)
10-11 Leicester Street (1907)
10 houses, Osborne Road (1907)
two houses, East Drive (1909)
house, Dyke Road (1912)
St Augustine's Church, Stanford Avenue (chancel, 1913)
'The Glen' 32 Withdean Road (1913?)
two houses, Arundel Road (1922)
house, Bonchurch Road (1923)
two bungalows, Chatsworth Road (1923)
three houses, Stanford Avenue (1923)
School House, 60 Ladies Mile Road (1923)
'Guisboro', London Road (1923)
Sweet Hill Barn, Sweet Hill Estate (conversion to residence, 1923)
'bungalow near Valley Road', Sweet Hill Estate (1925)
two houses, Reigate Road (1925)
Newick House Hotel, South Coast Road (1927)
10 Hillbrow Road (1929)
seven houses, Stanmer Park Road (west side, 1930)
72 Warmdene Road (1932)
AYRTON, Ormrod Maxwell (1874-1960)
Born in Scotland. Assistant to Edwin Lutyens while studying at the Royal College of Art. Own practice from 1899. Partnership with John Simpson from 1910 to 1928. FRIBA 1920.
  Roedean School, Roedean Way
     
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