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DALE, James
Surveyor at 53 High Street (1824). No work identified so far
DALLIMORE, John William
1799-1883
Architect. Born at Northwood, Isle of Wight. Listed as 'builder's foreman' in 1861, surveyor in 1871 and architect in 1881. His identifiable work in Brighton as listed is from his later years (over 70 years of age) but it is not clear in all cases whether he was responsible for the whole building. WORK
old numbering where relevant
9, 10 Beaufort Terrace (1878)
81 Buckingham Road (1872)
3 houses and stables in Circus Street (1873)
66 Clyde Road (1876)
54-57 Cobden Road (1879)
84, 86 Ditchling Rise (1878)
88 Ditchling Road (1875)
29-31 Duke's Passage (warehouse, 1874)
Windmill Inn, Dyke Road (cottage, 1874; coach house, 1875)
126-136 (even), 146, 148 Elm Grove (1880)
44 Frederick Place (warehouse, 1874)
46 Gloucester Street (corn store, etc, 1875)
21 Hanover Street (stables, 1871)
1, 32, 41, 43, 42-50 (even) Hollingdean Road (1879-1880)
• house in Islingword Road (1873)
187 Lewes Road (stables, coach house, etc, 1874)
4 houses in Livingstone Terrace (1874)
Ship Inn, Lewes Road (1875)
1-7 (odd) Lynton Street (1880)
59a Middle Street (coach house, etc, 1875)
20 Montague Street (stables, 1878)
Mission Room, Mount Street (1878)
7-9 Nelson Row (with stables, 1875)
255, 257 Queen's Park Road (1880)
2-14 (even), 23-37 (odd) Round Hill Crescent (1878)
1 Round Hill Road (shop, house, 1880)
24-34 (even) Shaftesbury Road (1876)
27-33, 62-70 (even) Upper Lewes Road (1870, 1877)
4-13, 15-29 Wakefield Road (1877-1878, 1880)

PERSONAL
3 Richmond Place [residence, practice 1861-1878]
14 Lower Market Street [lodging 1881]
DANCY, Stephen
1799-1885
Born in Slaugham, Sussex. Carpenter at 102 Upper North Street (1841-1843), Master builder employing 12 men (1851), 8 carpenters, 13 painters, 3 bricklayers, 6 labourers and 3 boys (1861), 15 men (1871) with premises at 28 Portland Street. Declared bankrupt in May 1849 Father of William Dancy, who joined him in the business as co-partners; jointly declared bankrupt 15 August 1870 with addresses at 23, 28 and 31 Portland Street, 41 Upper North Street and 5 Powis Square. No work identified so far
DANCY, William
1832-1872
Builder and surveyor. Clerk to his father, Stephen Dancy, before going into business on his own account as a surveyor and builder by 1861. Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, Washington Street (1864)
DAVEY, Norman T
Designer. St Paul's Church, West Street (altar, 1978)
DAVIE, W Galsworthy
Architect. Prolific author and photographer of Architctural Studies in France (1877), Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Kent and Sussex (1900), Old Cottages, Farm-houss and Other Stone Buildings in the Cotswold District (1905) and Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Surrey (1908), etc. 77-91 Doone Terrace, Lorna Road (1880)
4 Third Avenue (1878)
DAVIEL, John Rene Francis
1913-1983
Architect, partner in Clayton, Black and Daviel. St Richard's Church, Beal Crescent (1954)
St Luke's Church, Queen's Park Road (restoration, attrib, 1967)
Church of the Good Shepherd, Stanley Avenue (1967)
DENMAN, John Bluet
1914-2002
Brighton architect, son of John Leopold Denman, partner with his father as Denman and Son. • See Denman & Son
DENMAN, John Hubbard
1814-1887
Brighton plasterer, foreman at Cheesman and Son. Born at Hurstpierpoint, son of a bricklayer, also John Hubbard Denman (1791-1868), who came to live in Foundry Street, Brighton. His eldest son John William Denman (b 1842) also became a plasterer and his second son Alfred M Denman (b 1845) a carpenter. His third son was Samuel Denman. No work identified so far

PERSONAL
36 Clifton Street [residence 1851-1871]
39 Clifton Street [residence, deathplace]
DENMAN, John Leopold FRIBA
1882-1975
John Leopold DenmanBorn in Brighton, son of Samuel Denman. Attended Brighton Grammar School and the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Articled to his father. Assistant in the Jones and Smithers practice in 1907. ARIBA 1909, when he joined Denman and Matthew and in his own practice from then at 27 Queen's Road. Partner with his son John Bluet Denman as Denman & Son and in Denman & Matthew. FRIBA 1928. Most of his work was for commercial buildings, noted for a 'well-mannered and individual' neo-Georgian style, suited to the prevailing heritage architecture of Brighton, although he also carried out extensive restorations of churches, including post-war repairs to Canterbury Cathedral. Extensive work for Kemp Town Brewery. A relief by Joseph Cribb on the former Citizens' Permanent Building Society building at 20-22 Marlborough Place depicts Denman. He lived at 8 Clifton Terrace (1911). He was president of the Regency Society of Brighton and Hove and vice-president of the Sussex Archaeological Society. He died at Hurstpierpoint. WORK
Downs Crematorium, Bear Road (1941)
St Richard's Flats, Church Road, Portslade (1935)
Sussex Eye Hospital, Eastern Road (1934-35)
Grenadier PH, 200 Hangleton Road (1935)
Baldwin Mausoleum, Extramural Cemetery, Lewes Road* (c1930)
The Pylons, London Road, Patcham* (1928)
Citizens' Building Society [now Allied Irish Banks], 20-22 Marlborough Place* (1933)
Mile Oak Inn, Mile Oak Road (1951)
Hounsom Memorial United Reformed Church, Nevill Avenue (1938)
Windmill Estate, between Nevill Avenue, Holmes Avenue and Hangleton Road (1937-1951)
Nevill Hotel, 214 Nevill Road (1933)
Refuge House, 49-50 North Street (c1950)
Barclays Bank, North Street (1957-59)
Maytree PH, Old Shoreham Road, Aldrington (1928, demolished 2000)
2-3 Pavilion Buildings (former Brighton & Hove Herald) (1933)
Portland Arms (now Stoneham PH) (1928)
Regent House, Prince's Place (1934)
Sussex Masonic Centre, Queen's Road (1919-28)
Richmond Hotel, 33 Richmond Place (1931-34, now The Richmond)
1-6 Rochester Gardens (1928)
Freemasons PH, 39 Western Road, Hove (remodelling 1928)
Whitehawk Inn, Whitehawk Way (1930)

RESTORATIONS/ADDITIONS:
St Nicholas' Church, Church Street (1909)
St Margaret's Church, The Green, Rottingdean
St Leonard's Church, New Church Road, Aldrington (1970 with John K Wearing; see also Denman & Son (2))
St Nicolas' Church, South Street, Portslade (1932)
St Paul's Church, West Street

PERSONAL
The Knoll, Withdean Road [residence 1913-1917]
DENMAN, Samuel FRIBA
1855-1945
Architect and surveyor. Son of John Hubbard Denman. Worked c1871 as a builder's clerk in Uckfield, where he also lived c1901 at The Grange, High Street. Diocesan Surveyor for the Archdeaconry of Lewes by 1877. In the late 1880s he designed and built Fulking Grange, a house at the top of Fulking Hill, where the family lived until he sold the house to Brighton Corporation in 1901 for use as a smallpox isolation hospital. Partner with Samuel Matthew as Denman & Matthew from 1902 to 1920, joined by his son John Leopold Denman from 1909, and as Denman & Son from 1920 to 1930. He was responsible for the design of over 1,630 houses, 60 shops and seven pubs in Brighton and Hove. This listing of buildings is believed to be complete from planning applications. Away from Brighton he designed Lewes Town Hall. Retired 1930, when J L Denman took over the business. FRIBA 1931. PERSONAL
36 Clifton Street [childhood home]
39 Clifton Street [residence/business 1878]
67 Warleigh Road [residence 1881]
26 Queen's Road [residence/business 1882-1890]
• Fulking Grange, Fulking Hill [residence 1891]
27 Queen's Road [residence/business 1899-1909]
8 Clifton Terrace [residence 1905-1911]
WORK
old numbering where relevant
§ also as developer
1-31 (odd), 2-76 (even), 35-65 (odd) Arnold Street (1880-1881)
11, 13 Ashdown Road (1883)
31-73 (odd) Bates Road (1902)
1, 2-12 (even), 15-31 (odd), 40, 42 and 12 more houses in Baxter Street (1880-1881)
46-52 (even), 68, 76a, 80-90 Beaconsfield Road (even, shops) 1877-1878, 1881-1882)
42-48 (even), 81, 83 Beaconsfield Villas (1884, 1894)
2-24 (even) Bear Road (1884)
1-7 (odd) Belton Road (1889)
2-46 (even), 5-39 (odd), 51-57 (odd), 64-72 (even), 81-87 (odd) and 2 more houses in Bentham Road (1879-1880)
1, 2-46 (even), 43, 45, 49-117§ (odd), 63-82§, 114, 116-126 (even) and up to 43 other houses in Bonchurch Road (1882-1883, 1885, 1889, 1892, 1894, 1896)
2-34 (even), 9-27 (odd), 45 (shop) Brading Road (1892-1894)
3-41 (odd), bus shed Brewer Street (1882, 1895)
entrance pillars, Bristol Terrace (1893)
6-28 (even), 37-75 (odd), 72-90 (even) Carlyle Street (1879-1880)
3 houses in Chapel Street (1877)
1-21 (odd), 2-28 (even) Chesham Street (1878-1879)
57, 59 Chester Terrace (1890)
1, 3, 31-41 (odd) and 4 more houses in Chichester Place (1878-1879, 1882)
? • 18-25 Clifton Road (c.1905)
19 (shop), 68-78 (even) Clyde Road (1877-1878)
1 Cobden Road (1878)
1-9 (odd), 31-53 (odd) Crescent Road (1880-1881)
1 house on south side of Cromwell Road (1898)
2-26 (even), 3-11 (odd) Cromwell Street (1880)
1-1a, 17 and one more house in D'Aubigny Road (1878-1879)
55-59 (odd), 79, 81, 103, 105, 113-131 (odd), 141-161 (odd), 163-173 (odd), 177-183 (odd) Ditchling Rise (1876-1878)
105, 107, 255-261 (odd). 292 (Stanmer Park Hotel), 296-322 (even), iron church, Ditchling Road (1879, 1896, 1898, 1900-1901)
2-16 (even) Down Terrace (1896)
one detached house on east side, The Drive (1901)
16, 17, 107-109 (shop) Dyke Road (1900, 1902)
185-193 (odd) Eastern Road (1878)
26-40 (even) Eaton Place (1879)
18-21 Egremont Place (1894)
four houses in Elder Place (1887)
114-132 (even), 129, 131, 137-151, 138-144 (even), 152-158 (even), 161-183, 162, 176-216 (even), Race Horse Inn, Elm Grove (1879-1880, 1882, 1894)
20, 28, 52, 54 Florence Road (1886, 1892, 1895)
Hove Club, Fourth Avenue (1896)
13-41 (odd), 14-40 (even) and 4 more houses in Franklin Road (1878)
153-189 (odd) Freshfield Road (1899)
22-28 (even), 38-50 (even) Goldstone Villas (1896-1897)
1-20 Grant Street (1880)
1-47 (odd), 53-59 (odd) Hartington Road (1882, 1884)
18-22 Hastings Road (1879)
55-61 (odd). 90-96 (even), 109 Havelock Road (1883, 1889, 1891)
one house on east side of Holland Road (1893)
1-5 (odd) Hollingbury Terrace (1900)
33 Hollingdean Road (1881)
45-73 (odd), 58 Islingword Place (1879, 1881)
19, 49-51 (odd), 90, 114, 115-118, 120-122 Islingword Road (1878, 1880-1881)
1-6 Jackson Street (1880-1881)
17, 19 Lancaster Road (1893)
56 (shop), 109 (Bear Inn, rebuilding), 140, 142, 158 (Lewes Road Inn, additions), 185, 187, Bear Cottages, Lewes Road (1880, 1882, 1888, 1898, 1900)
2-46 (even), 1-97 (odd) Lincoln Street (1880-1881)
Exchange Inn, Livingstone Road (alterations, 1893)
Loxdale, Locks Hill, Portslade (1895-1899)
10 Lower Rock Gardens and 74a St James's Street (rebuilding, 1880)
1 Lucerne Road (1890)
1-27, 31, 38-43 and 7 more houses in Luther Street (1879-1880)
11-47 (odd), 60 Lynton Street (1880-1881)
19-21 German Place (Madeira Place) (1882)
2, 7-13 Mayo Road (1880-1881)
28-31 Melbourne Street (1879)
48-49 Middle Street (1882)
1-11 (odd) Millers Road (1893, 1896)
2-8, Eclipse PH (with alterations in 1893) Montgomery Street (1883, 1886)
272-278 (even) and one pair of semi-detached houses on south side, New Church Road (1881, 1898)
Empire Theatre, 16-17 New Road (1889)
67-69 Newmarket Road (1883)
13 Newport Street (1895)
73, 139-140 North Street, (rebuilding, 1888)
house and showroom in Old Shoreham Road, Aldrington (1889)
4 Osborne Road (1900)
1-5 Park Road Terrace [Carlton Place] (1879)
14-15 Pevensey Road (1880)
1-27 (odd), 2-42 (even) Picton Street (1878)
10-18 (even) Port Hall Street (1882)
83 Preston Park Avenue (1882)
Preston Brewery Tap PH, 263-269 (odd, shops) Preston Road (1889, 1896)
9 (shop), 10, 11 (shop), 12, 27-43 (odd), 59 Princes Crescent (1879, 1881)
2-2 (even) Princes Road (1879)
13-27 (odd) Princes Street (1879)
7-10 Princes Terrace (1902)
2-46 (even) Queen's Park Rise (1902)
1-7 (odd), 17-23 (odd), 13-45 (odd), 44, 181-189 (odd), 194-240 (even), 233-247 (odd), 249 (shop), 259, 261, 279, 293-307 (odd), 311-339 (odd), Queen's Park Tavern, three more houses and two shops, Queen's Park Road (1878-1882, 1889, 1893, 1896)
2, 37-49 Queen's Park Terrace (1895)
2-12 (even) Reigate Road (1884, 1889)
9-17 (odd), 16-58 (even), 31a Victoria PH, 33-45 (odd), 62-84, 73-79 (odd), 116-128 (even) Richmond Road (1881, 1887)
44, 78-80 Richmond Street (1881)
7-23 (odd), 16-18, 27, 29 Robertson Road (1883-1885)
Hollingbury Hotel PH, 1 Roedale Road (1896)
• 53-67 (odd), 58, 68-86 (even), 73-77 (odd), 95-99 (odd) Round Hill Crescent
(1879, 1882-1883)
7-65 (odd), 8-70 (even) Rugby Place (1881, 1899)
1, 4 Rugby Road (1889)
Ancient Mariner PH, Rutland Road (1895)
Rock Brewery, St James's Street (additions, 1890-1891)
2-16 (even), 1-9 (odd), 11 (shop), 13-25 (odd) St Luke's Road (1894, 1896, 1899)
8 St Luke's Terrace (1899)
The Bugle PH, 13, 15, 23-27 (odd) St Martin's Street (1881-1882)
5 houses in St Nicholas Road (1887)
4, 5 Scarborough Road (1884)
1-9 (odd), 11 Shaftesbury Place (1877, 1879)
100, 102 Shaftesbury Road (1877)
Whychcote, South Street, Portslade (1893-1895)
14-21, 64-70 Southampton Street (1880)
48-82 (even) Southdown Avenue (1890)
24-29 Southover Street (1881)
7 (schoolroom), 87-93 Springfield Road (1884, 1891)
121 Stanford Avenue (1888)
80 Stoneham Road (factory, 1900)
Holly Bush PH, 49 Trafalgar Street [Frederick Place] (rebuilding, 1892)
8-24 (even), 11-23 (odd) Trinity Street (1882-1883, 1895)
32, 33 Upper Rock Gardens (1879)
1-27 (odd), 2-24 (even) Upper Wellington Road (1876-1879, 1891)
10-26 (even), 28-50 (even) Vere Road (1877-1879)
27-43 (odd), 44, 46 Warleigh Road (1878-1879)
St Paul's Church (alterations), King's Head PH (rebuilding) West Street (1897)
35-69 (odd), 46-52 (even), 71, 74, 77-81 (odd) Whichelo Place (1879-1881)
38, 43-57 (odd) Whippingham Road (1894)
• 1-44 Whitehawk Road (1880)

Denman & Hall
1905
Reference to an otherwise unknown partnership at 27 Queen's Road, probably of Samuel Denman and another, occurs in one planning application. (Possibly a transcription error?) Shannon House, 45 Dyke Road Avenue (1905)
Denman & Matthew
1902-1920
Partnership of Samuel Denman and Samuel Matthew at 27 Queen's Road, joined by John Leopold Denman in 1909. 27 houses on north side and 23 houses on south side and a shop, Addison Road (1903-1904)
13 houses in Arundel Road (1910)
house in Clifton Hill (1906)
10 houses in Clifton Road (1906, 1906)
nine houses in Clifton Street (1904)
24 houses in Colborne Road (1906, 1909, 1911, 1914)
96 Coleridge Street (alterations and additions to factory at rear, 1915)
107,109 Ditchling Road (shop, 1902)
Downs Road (erection of army huts, 1919)
33 Dyke Road Avenue (1907)
two pairs of semi-detached houses in Erroll Road (1911)
bungalow in Freshfield Road (1913)
Exchange Inn, Goldstone Street (additions, 1911)
Hare & Hounds PH, 75 London Road (1903)
three houses and a shop on east side of Montefiore Road (1904)
house in Newlands Road, Rottingdean (1913)
41, 43, 45 and one house on west side of Osmond Road (1904, 1908)
Aldrington Hotel [now The Westbourne], 90 Portland Road (billiard room at rear, 1904)
four houses in Princes Terrace (1902)
Rutland Hotel [now The Ancient Mariner], Rutland Road (additions, 1911)
six houses on South Avenue, Queen's Park (1906-1907)
Congregational Church, Sudeley Place (conversion to King's Cliff Cinema, 1920)
7 Wilbury Crescent (artist's house and studio, 1903)
one pair of semi-detached houses on west side of York Avenue (1905)
Denman & Son (1)
1920-1930
Partnership of Samuel Denman and John Leopold Denman [qqv]. WORK
311, 313 Dyke Road (1923)
53a Dyke Road Avenue (1924)
33 Goldstone Crescent (1926)
30 Marine Drive, Rottingdean (1923)
house in Newlands Road, Rottingdean
Sussex Masonic Club & Centre, 24-26 Queen's Road (1922-28)
51 Roedean Road (1924)
Denman & Son (2)
1946-1965
Partnership of John Leopold Denman and John Bluet Denman [qqv]. WORK
Johnson Brothers furniture store [now partly C&H Fabrics], 178-180 Western Road (1966)
St Cuthman's Church, Whitehawk Way (rebuilt after war damage, 1951-52)
Harewood Court, Wilbury Road (1947-1956)

RESTORATIONS/ADDITIONS:
St Bartholomew's Church, Ann Street (1965)
St Mary Magdalene's Church, Coldean Lane (1955)
St Peter's Church, Holmes Avenue* (extended, 1960-1963)
St John the Evangelist's Church, Knoyle Road (1965)
St Leonard's Church, New Church Road, Aldrington (1954; again 1970 by J L Denman with John K Wearing)
St Agnes' Church, Newtown Road (1963-65)
St George's Church, St George's Road, Kemptown (1967)
St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place (chancel ceiling and organ case, 1966)
Holy Cross Church, 44 Tamworth Road (1966)
DIX, Arthur Joseph
1860-1917
Stained glass designer and maker, with premises mainly in Berners Street, London. St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (glass)
DIXON, Bertram Harold
Brighton architect, son of a local solicitor, grew up at Warleigh Lodge, Ditchling Road and lived there, unmarried, with his parents until he was well into his forties. In practice with A E Andrews as Andrews and Dixon at 35 East Street, which remained his address after the partnership ended (before 1911). St Peter's Roman Catholic Church, Tamworth Road (1912)
Convent of the Blessed Sacrament, Walpole Road (1913) [now Brighton College Junior School chapel]
DOLL, Otto Sigismund
Architect and surveyor at 157 North Street (1912-15). ARIBA 1905. pair of semi-detached houses on west side of Leicester Villas (1913)
DONNE, Joseph
1796-1860
Architect at 15 York Place (1839-1843). No work identified so far
DONNE, Philip Joseph
1796-1860
Known as Joseph Donne Jr. Architect at 16 St George's Street (1843), as surveyor and builder employing five men at 89 Trafalgar Street (1851). He married Elizabeth Hale Cheesman in 1818. His family mausoleum is in the Rest Gardens, Dyke Road. No work identified so far
DOUGLAS THOMPSON, Marguerite
1910-1994
Stained glass designer, who lived in later life in Lewes. Holy Trinity, Blatchington Road (glass)
Dovey & Howell Architects at 114 Queen's Road (1890). No work identified so far
DRUMMOND-ROBERTS, Maud Frances
1876-1966
Wood carver. Born in Brighton, daughter of the Chief Constable of Sussex, George R B Drummond. Wrote about fonts in Sussex churches. Flat 1, 13 The Drive [residence 1926-1966]
Church of St Mary, St James's Street (screen)
DUKE, Reginald John Architect. LRIBA 1933. Partner in Andrews & Duke.
DURRANT, Clifford Glen
b 1953
Glass-maker, based on Horsham. Holy Cross Church, Warren Road (glass)
     
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