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LAING, David
Architect and surveyor at 2 Manchester Street (1839-52). His wife ran a boarding house at the same address. No work identified so far
LAINSON, Arthur
Architect at 59 Ship Street (1912).
LAINSON, Thomas FRIBA
(1825-1898)
Brighton architect and surveyor. Born in Lambeth. Own practice from 1862 with offices at 190 North Street, then 170 North Street (1878). FRIBA 1877. In partnership with two sons, Thomas (James) and Arthur, as Lainson & Sons from 1881. Architect to the Goldsmid and Vallance estates and surveyor of the Harrington Estate in 1894. Favoured an Italianate style. COMMEMORATIVE
Lainson House, Dyke Road

WORK
Adelaide Manstions, 1-4 Kingsway* (1873)
Brighton and Hove Co-operative Society Repository, 75 Holland Road* (1893)
Bristol Road Methodist Church, Montague Place* (1872)
Brooker Hall, 19 New Church Road (Hove Museum) (1876-77)
Middle Street Synagogue* (1875)
Palmeira House, Palmeira Square (1887)
Pelham Institute, Upper Bedford Street* (1877)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (1881; outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)

PERSONAL
54 Western Road, Hove (residence 1859-64)
4 Lansdowne Terrace West (residence 1865-1871)
5 St John's Terrace (residence 1873-1884)
104 Lansdowne Place (residence 1890-1898)
LAINSON, Thomas James
(1854-1898)
Hove-born architect, training with his father Thomas Lainson by 1871 and then in partnership with him from 1881. Lived with his parents until at least 1901.
Lainson, Thomas, & Son
Architectural partnership of Thomas Lainson and Thomas James Lainson at 170 North Street (1890), 56 East Street (1899). Jewish Convalescent Home, Montgomery Street (1889)
Lainson, Son, and Lindsay
Architectural partnership at 56 East Street (1912). No work identified so far
LAMB, Percy Alden
1871-1947
Architect and surveyor, notably of catholic churches and convents. For the first 12 years of his career he was clerk of works on Westminster Cathedral. He established his own practice in 1907, by 1910 at 13 John Street, London WC2. St Mary Roman Catholic Church, Surrenden Road* (1910-21)
LAMBERT, William
1789-1862
Stone mason, civil engineer. Born in Brighton, son of a builder who moved here from Croydon, and baptised at Bond Street Baptist Chapel. He built the sea wall along Marine Parade between 1833 and 1838 at a cost of £100,000. • Sea wall
33 Waterloo Street [residence 1851]
67 Western Road [business premises 1845-1859]
Lambert & Son, W Stone masons. 92 Western Road [premises 1832]
LATHAM, C
Architect at 34 Duke Street (1912). No work identified so far
Laxton, W & H
Architects at 2 York Road and 19 Arundel Street, Strand, London (1854). No work identified so far
LEACH, William
Land surveyor at 24 London Road (1839-1843). No work identified so far
LEANEY, Thomas
Surveyor at 14 Crescent Street (1824), 8 Tidy Street (1843). No work identified so far
LEWIS J, Jr
Architect at 74 Western Road, Hove (1856). No work identified so far.
LEWRY, Henry
Builder and developer at 15 Church Street (1865). His name is rendered as 'Lewer' for a period in planning applications.
LOADER, Arthur
(1839-1895)
Brighton-born son of a master poulterer. Architect, surveyor and civil engineer, Own practice at 54 Old Steine (1878-1890) and 52½ East Street (1878). H B Measures trained in his practice. His name remained in the practice of Loader & Long (1895-1899), despite his early death. He was a Brighton Borough councillor for Pier Ward 1887-1895. WORK
53-55 East Street (rebuild for John Beal & Co, 1878)
See also Loader & Long

PERSONAL
10 Preston Street [childhood home 1839-]
2 Richmond Terrace [residence 1891)
Loader & Long
Prolific local architects' firm of Arthur Loader and Edgar Wallis Long [qqv], active 1895-1899 with a practice at 54 Old Steine.
This listing is believed to be complete for the partnership's housing and shops in Brighton and Hove.
85 Queen's Park Road (1895)
9-27 (odds) Compton Road (1895)
14-15a Chapel Street (1895)
77-84, 88, 89, 95, 96 Albion Hill (1895)
94-94a London Road (1895)
12-22 (evens) Compton Road (1895)
57-67 Richmond Street (1895)
9-35 (odds) Roedale Road (1895)
49, 50 Hampstead Road (1895)
1-7 Windmill Terrace (1895)
5-7 Kingsley Road (1895)
2 Compton Road (bakery, 1896)
45-91 (odds) Bear Road (1896)
34, 36 Harrington Road (1896)
Soapworks, Hollingdean Road (1896)
168, 170, 172 Queen's Park Road (1896)
49-56 Richmond Street (1896)
14 Upper Hamilton Road (shop, 1896)
2 Inwood Crescent (shop, 1896)
4, 6, 8, 14, + 4 more Compton Road (1896)
39, 41, 43 Millers Road (1896)
51, 52 Hampstead Road (1896)
10 Florence Road (1896)
2-52 (evens) Roedale Road (1896)
30, 32, 34 Kingsley Road (1896)
75, 77, 125, 127 Bonchurch Road (1897)
12, 14 Tivoli Crescent (1897)
1, 4, 6 Maldon Road (1897)
• 1 house in Goldsmid Road (1897)
Pavilion, Avenue Lawn Tennis Club, Florence Road (1897)
184 Tivoli Crescent [North] (1897)
1 Woodside Avenue (1897)
319 Dyke Road (1897)
3 houses, Arundel Road (1897)
21-47 (odds) Compton Road (1897)
48 Hampstead Road (1898)
310 Dyke Road (1898)
1, 3 ,5 Tivoli Crescent (1898)
2 Maldon Road (1898)
• 4 houses in Melville Road (1898)
1 shop, Montefiore Road west side (1898)
detached villa, Cromwell Road south side (1899)
• 1 house in Melville Road (1899)
2 Woodside Avenue (1899)
26 Inwood Crescent (1899)
20, 21, 22 Bath Street (1899)
7, 9, 2-10 (evens), 16, 40-50 (evens) Tivoli Crescent (1899)
274, 276, 278, 312 Dyke Road (1899)
40, 42 Harrington Road (1899)
23 (shop), 25, 27 The Drove (1899)
107-115 Preston Drove (1899)
44, 46, 50 Harrington Road (1900)
4, 6, 8, 10, 103 Tivoli Crescent (1900)
278 Dyke Road (1900)
69, 71 Millers Road (1900)
LOCKWOOD, Philip Causton
(1821-1908)
Civil engineer and architect, born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, son of a builder. He came to Brighton from Arundel where he worked as an architect and clerk of the works for the local authority. Brighton Borough Surveyor. He left £2,384 18s 2d. WORK
Free Libary and Museum, Church Street* (1871)
seafront railings, Marine Parade* (1881)
Western bandstand, King's Road* (1884)

PERSONAL
5 Clifton Street [residence 1858]
19 Black Lion Street [office, residence? 1859]
15 St George's Place [residence 1861]
Albert Cottage, 85 (later 124) Southover Street [residence 1862-66]
1 Gloucester Place [residence 1867-1908, deathplace]
LOCKYER, George R
Carpenter and builder at 16 King Street (1864-1912); also workshops at 49 King Street (1891-1904), 45 King Street (1899-1904), 45-49 King Street (1905-1907) and at 12 York Place (1865-1872), 24 York Place (1873-1886). Lockyer & Sons in 1898. Worked mostly as a jobbing builder and little of his more substantial work remains. 8 Camden Terrace (1865)
23, 25 St George's Mews (1866)
8, 9 Sudeley Street (1868)
Schools for Jews' Synagogue, 37-39 Devonshire Place (1870)
14-15 Camden Terrace (1873)
Hanover Terrace Board Schools (1873)
Brighton New School of Science and Art, Grand Parade (1876-77)
13 Camden Terrace (1881)
Presbytery, Little Sisters Home of the Poor Aged, Old Shoreham Road [1892]
Pair of semi-detached villas, Walsingham Road, east side (1897)
Prudential Assurance Company, 52-52½ King Street (rebuilding 1908)
LONG, Edgar Wallis (1870-1962)
Son of a publican, an auctioneer's clerk before traing as an architect. Partner in Loader & Long (1895-1899). Later in his own practice at 54 Old Steine (1899-1902), then at his home in Marlborough Place (1911-1915). WORK
10 Buckingham Road [residence 1939]
144, 146, 148 Balfour Road
Cransley Lodge, 32 Dyke Road Avenue (1902)
Earlsmead, 42 Dyke Road Avenue (1912)
See also Loader & Long

PERSONAL
1 Compton Road [residence 1897-1898]
Hill Side, Millers Road [residence 1899-1902]
40 Marlborough Place [residence, practice 1910-1915]
LONG, Edward Wallis Architect at 6 Old Steine, LRIBA 1925.
Long & Kentish
Architectural partnership of M J Long (1939-2018) and Rolfe Kentish (b.1954), formed in 1994. Aldrich Library, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Lewes Road
• Westlain House, University of Brighton Falmer Campus (1999)
• Falmer Library, University of Brighton (2001)
LUTYENS, Sir Edwin OM RA
(1869-1944)
Architect. Former studio, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean
Hove War Memorial, Grand Avenue* (1921)
White Lodge, 40-40a The Cliff, Roedean (alterations, 1924)
LYNN, George
1806-1891
Builder, stone mason and brickmaker. Born in East Grinstead. In 1851, then 44 and widowed, lived next door to James Charnock Simpson and employed 50 men. By 1871 his workforce had grown to 120 men and 10 boys. His sons, George and Charles, joined the business. His wife died in 1851; his sister-in-law was a visitor to his home in 1871 but was still there 10 years later. He left £4,471 11s 3d. [Note: There were two George Lynns born in East Grinstead around the same time and both became builders. The other one stayed there.] • WORK
See George Lynn & Son(s)

PERSONAL
168 Western Road [residence 1841-1848]
20 Clarence Square [residence 1850-1877]
10 Vernon Terrace [residence, deathplace 1878-1891]
Lynn, George, & Son(s)
Long-established building firm founded by George Lynn [qv above}and joined by his sons George (1835-1904) and Charles (1840-1912). The listing of significant work is believed to be complete. 8-9 Buckingham Road (1870)
3a York Place (1872)
132-133 Queen's Road (2 shops) 1874)
Church etc at Home for Female Penitents, Finsbury Road (1874)
Bird [Booth] Museum, Dyke Road (1874)
Unidentified house, probably then 133 Fairways, in Dyke Road (1874)
138 London Road (shop, 1875)
42 Market Street (rebuilding 1876)
27-28 Seafield Road (1876)
9-10 Seafield Road (1877)
Cottage at Home for Female Penitents, Finsbury Road (1878)
29-35 Vernon Terrace (1879)
56-56a Ship Street and 2-3 Union Street (4 shops, 1880)
Parsonage for Albion Home, West Drive (1880)
70 Marine Parade [remodelling 1880]
St Andrew's Church, Waterloo Street (additions, 1881)
Mission hall, 82-82a Centurion Road (1881)
Parochial rooms, Centurion Road (1890)
68-69 Montpelier Road (1890)
St Mark's Schools, Eastern Road (1895)
St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (parish room, 1903)
4 shops on east side, Montefiore Road (1903)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)
     
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