Basic Biographical Details

Name: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Designation: Architect
Born: 1812
Died: 1852
Bio Notes: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was a leading figure in the Gothic Revival. He was an English architect and designer, and therefore falls outwith the scope of the Dictionary of Scottish Architects.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1London, EnglandBusiness   

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1William Wilkinson Wardell  ApprenticeRecent research seems to indicate he was not a pupil ofPugin

Buildings and Designs

This architect was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 91832Montrose Old ChurchMontrose AngusScotlandPrehaps involved as assistant to Gillespie Graham
Item 2 of 91835Holyrood Abbey  EdinburghScotlandRestoration proposed. Drawings by Pugin.
Item 3 of 91839Tolbooth St John's Church  EdinburghScotland 
Item 4 of 91840Houses of ParliamentWestminster LondonEnglandAided Barry with final designs
Item 5 of 91845St Margaret's Convent of the Ursulines of Jesus  EdinburghScotlandPlans drawn up for conventual buildings and cathedral planned; new windows and redecoration proposed for chancel
Item 6 of 91847University of Glasgow, proposed new college at WoodlandsWoodlands GlasgowScotlandAppointed to advise by the Treasury
Item 7 of 91849St Mary's RC ChurchBraes of Arisaig ArgyllScotlandRoundel window in chancel
Item 8 of 9c. 1850Catholic Apostolic Church  GlasgowScotlandProvided sketch designs
Item 9 of 91852St Mary Star of the Sea RC ChurchLeith EdinburghScotlandDesign - built in collaboration with Hansom


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1Wedgwood, Alexandra1985A W N Pugin and the Pugin family   


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