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PACKHAM, Arthur Benjamin
Born in Brighton, son of a carpenter who became landlord of the Wheatsheaf PH in Bond Street c1858. An architect's assistant in 1891, he had become the company architect for Tamplins Brewery at 1 Phoenix Place by 1899. LRIBA 1930. He is buried in the Brighton & Preston Cemetery in Hartington Road.
      The listing of his work for Tamplins is believed to be complete but in many cases may have been for relatively minor works. Some properties are no longer licensed premises. In addition to Historic England listing of the Victory Inn, Druid's Head and Thurlow Arms, a number are included on the local list and are marked **.
Mavis Bank Hotel, 37 Millers Road (1899)
Traveller's Joy, 22 Victoria Terrace PH** (rebuild 1908)
Victory Inn, 6 Duke Street PH* (rebuild 1910)
Edinburgh Inn, 67a Upper Gloucester Road PH (rebuild 1919)
Railway Hotel, 29-30 Surrey Street PH now Grand Central** (rebuild 1925)
Good Companions, Dyke Road PH** (1939)
PH remodelling/renovation:
• †Golden Fleece, 2 Market Street (1926)
• †Ye Olde Thatched House, 27 Black Lion Street (1926)
• †Maltster's Arms, 210 Western Road (1926, 1930)
• †City of London, 40 London Street (1927, 1939)
Bath Arms, 4-5 Meeting House Lane* (1927, 1929)
Sussex Hotel, 33-34 East Street* (1927, 1928)
Victoria, 31a Richmond Road (1927)
New Inn, 100 Upper Lewes Road now The Martha Gunn (1928)
Wheatsheaf, 27 Bond Street (1929)
Sea House Inn, 1 Middle Street (1929, 1931, 1934)
Crescent Inn, 6 Clifton Hill (1929)
City of York, 113-114 Western Road, Hove (1929, 1946)
Jolly Brewer, 100 Ditchling Road** (1929)
• †Woodman, 49 Guildford Street (1929)
Pedestrian's Arms, 12-13 Foundry Street* now The Foundry (1930, 1935, 1938, 1939)
The Lion, 65 St James's Street* now The Sidewinder (1930)
• †Windsor Castle, 120 Queen's Road (1931)
Thurlow Arms, 161 Edward Street* (1931)
Flying Dutchman, 27 Elm Grove (1931)
Basketmaker's Arms, 12 Gloucester Road (1931)
Prince Albert, 48 Trafalgar Street (1931)
Race Hill Inn, 1 Lewes Road (1931, 1935, 1937, 1942)
North Road Inn, 102 North Road (1931, 1944)
Royal Sovereign, 65-66 Preston Street (1931, 1933)
• †Lord Clyde, 1 North Quadrant (1931)
Belgrave Arms, 68 St George's Road (1931)
Dyke Tavern, Dyke Road** (1932)
Rising Sun, 23 Tidy Street (1932)
Beaufort Hotel, 175 Queen's Park Road (1932, 1937)
White Horse, Marine Drive, Rottingdean (1932, 1934, 1937)
Branch Tavern, 53 London Road (1933)
Millers' Arms, 1 Windmill Street (1933)
• †Live and Let Live, 24 Richmond Street (1933, 1939)
• †Cabinet Maer's Arms, 36-37 Wood Street (1933, 1935)
• †Dog Tray, 10 Edward Street (1933-35)
Wellington Inn, 53 Elm Grove (1934)
• †Running Horse, 32 Grosvenor Street (1934, 1940)
Ranelagh Arms, 2 High Street (1934, 1936)
Northern Tavern, 85 Ditchling Road (1935)
Fox, 22 Hanover Street (1936)
Great Eastern, 103 Trafalgar Street (1936)
Free Butt, 22 Albion Street (1936, 1943)
Castle Inn, 1 Clarence Gardens (1937)
Bear Inn, 109 Lewes Road** (1937)
• †Lathcleavers' Arms, 11 Regent Row (1937)
Hanover Arms Inn, 71 Southover Street (1937)
Green Dragon, 9 Sydney Street (1937)
Round Hill Tavern, 100 Ditchling Road (1938)
• †Red Lion, 33 Park Place (1938)
Regency Tavern, 33 Russell Square (1938)
Northumberland Arms, 109 St George's Road (1938)
Little Globe, 152 Edward Street (1939)
• †Anchor, 56 Lavender Street (1939)
• †Flowing Stream, 22 Newhaven Street (1939)
White Horse, 4 Norfolk Buildings (1939)
Norfolk Arms, 2 Norfolk Street (1939)
Marlborough Inn, 4 Pavilion Street (1939)
Dover Castle, 43 Southover Street (1939)
Blacksmith's Arms, 44 Upper North Street (1939)
Cobden Arms, 45-46 Cobden Road (1940)
United Service, 100 Elm Grove (1940)
Golden Cross, 16 Southover Street now The Geese have gone over the water (1940)
Windmill Inn, 63 Upper North Street (1940)
West Hill Inn, 54 West Hill Street (1940)
Sudeley Arms, 33 Upper Sudeley Street now St George's Inn (1940, 1943)
Franklin Arms, 158 Lewes Road (1941)
Preston Brewery Tap, 197 Preston Road (1941)
Aquarium Inn, 8 Steine Street (1941, 1943)
Railway Bell, 26-27 Surrey Street (1941, 1943)
• †Cadogan Arms, 47 Sloane Street (1942)
Druid's Head, 9 Brighton Place* (1942)
Shakespeare's Head, 1 Chatham Place (1942)
Gardener's Arms, 40 Islingword Road (1942)
• †Lennox Arms, 13 Richmond Street (1942)
• †Flyman's Home, 103 Richmond Street (1942)
Prince of Wales, 47 Clarence Square (1943)
Cleveland Arms, 27a Cleveland Road** (1943)
Bat and Ball, 51 Ditchling Road (1943)
Canteen, 20-21 Gloucester Street (1943)
• †Crown Brewery Shades, 17-18 Jubilee Street (1943)

14 Coleman Street [childhood residence 1871]
Wheatsheaf, 27 Bond Street PH [family residence 1881]
11 Caledonian Road [residence 1899-1924]
12a North Place [residence 1925-1948]
Born in Brighton, son of a builder's foreman, living at 33 West Hill Street (1881). Joiner and carpenter, living in Lambeth, London (1901). Building contractor and surveyor in Brighton by 1906. WORK
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (Staff dining room, extension to nurses home, 1925)
15 Highcroft Villas [residence 1906-26]
Architect. Primitive Methodist Chapel, 49-50 High Street, Kemp Town (1886) [now Windsor Lodge]
Queen's Park (Primitive) Methodist Church, Queen's Park Road (1891) [now commercial]
Architect. • †Baptist Church, North Road, Portslade (1892, demolished 1960)
Building contractor at 24 York Villas.
Parsons & Son Architectural practice at 163 North Street and 43a Dyke Road (1912). Ellen Street Board Schools (repairs 1881)
The Eclipse, Montgomery Street [extended 1895], now The Poets' Corner
Parsons, J & Son Building contractor at 176 Church Road, 20 Marmion Road and Fonthill Road (1910). • †Withdean Court, London Road (1871)
Architect and surveyor at 40 Rose Hill Terrace (1890-99).
Patching & Son
Building contactor at 44 Portland Street (1910).
PEACH, Charles Stanley
Born in Scotland and trained to be a doctor before spending some time in the Rockies in the USA and returning to London to join the architectuiral practice of H R Gough in 1882 and starting his own practice in London in 1884. He specialised in the merging market for power stations and was architect to several electricity companies and served on the Works Committee of St Paul's Cathedral. His works include the All-England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon, including the original Centre Court. 4-32 Lauriston Road, north side* (1898)
200-205 Preston Road
Preston Manor, Preston Drove* (renovation and enlargement, 1905)
7,9,11 South Road, Preston* (1907)
Son of J L Pearson, whose work on All Saints he completed. All Saints Church, The Drive*
PEARSON, John Loughborough
Architect. Born in Brusssels, Belgium and grew up in Durham. Pupil of Philip Hardwick. Designed many churches from 1843 in Gothic Revival style, noted for the use of vaulting, in particular Truro Cathedral. He is buried in Westminster Abbey. St Barnabas' Church, Byron Street/Sackville Road* (1882-83)
All Saints Church, The Drive* (1889-91)
All Saints Vicarage, Wilbury Road (1891)
Pell Bros Architects at 185 Church Road (1899).
Building contactor at 1 Richardson Road.
PETT, Harold Milburn
Assistant to Clayton & Black. Own practice at 16 Worcester Villas (1912). Architect for the Diocese of Chichester. • 28 Stanford Road [residence]
St Leonard's Church, New Church Road* (alterations, addition of spire, 1936)
London-born artist who moved to Wales in his early twenties and latterly settled in Abergavenny. Noted for engraving and stained glass, his two most noted works being the windows in the Reform Synagogue in Hove1 and the 'Black Jesus' memorial to a racially motivated bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, for which he raised funding from the people of Wales. Holocaust WIndow, Brighton and Hove Reform Synagogue, Palmeira Avenue (1967)

1Imperial War Museum
Landscape gardener and writer on horticulture, born in Henfield, previously a teacher and banker, who worked extensively in Brighton during the Regency and Georgian era, frequently with Amon Henry Wilds. He lived at 26 Russell Square. The collapse of the massive domed Antheum conservatory (where Palmeira Square now stands) on the day before its official opening in 1822 caused such a shock that Philips went blind. The Level, Ditchling Road (1822)
• †The Antheum, Adelaide Crescent
Marine Square and other Kemp Town enclosures (gardens)
PHIPPS, C J (Charles John)
Architect, specialising in theatres. He rebuilt the auditorium, stage-house and facade of the Theatre Royal. Theatre Royal, New Road (reconstruction, 1866)
Architect with practice in London, FRIBA.
POLLARD, Robert William
Born in Brighton, son of a tallow chandler. Assistant in architect's office (1871). Architect and surveyor at 108 Church Street (1890-97), 11 Prince Albert Street (1898-1901).
PORDEN, William
Architect. Royal Stables (The Dome), Church Street*
55 Old Steine (Steine House)*
Surveyor in Upper Rock Gardens (1824).
Designer, nephew of John Hardman, in whose firm he replaced A W N Pugin. St Paul's Church, West Street (lectern)
Architect. • †St Cuthbert's Presbyterian Church, Holland Road
PUGIN, Augustus Welby Northmore
Architect. St Helen's Church, Hangleton Way (glass)
PUTTICK, William
Architect at 56 East Street (1899-1912). Son of an accountant, grew up at 26 Buckingham Street. Lived at 41 Park Crescent (1891), 33 Park Crescent (1901), 4 Park Crescent (1911). Died at Canterbury.
Puttick & Puttick Architectural firm at 82 Queen's Road (Terminus Gates) (1890).
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