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Basic Biographical Details

Name: William Butterfield
Designation: Architect
Born: 7 September 1814
Died: 23 February 1900
Bio Notes: English architect - no biographical information included at present.

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 1Harry Redfern (or Henry Redfern)After 1878Before 1896Assistant 

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 131843St John the Evangelist Episcopal ChurchJedburgh RoxburghshireScotlandDesigned the details; also lychgate
Item 2 of 131844St John's Episcopal SchoolJedburgh RoxburghshireScotland 
Item 3 of 131846St Mary's Episcopal ChurchDalkeith MidlothianScotlandChoir stalls
Item 4 of 131849Episcopal CathedralMillportGreat CumbraeButeScotland 
Item 5 of 131849St Kiaran's Episcopal Church and parsonageCampbeltown ArgyllScotlandDesigns drawn up for new church - not executed
Item 6 of 131849St Ninian's Episcopal CathedralPerth PerthshireScotland 
Item 7 of 13c. 1850Christ Church Episcopal Church, Rectory and SchoolLochgilphead ArgyllScotlandDesign made by Butterfield - rejected as too expensive
Item 8 of 13c. 1850St Andrew Episcopal ChurchMillportGreat CumbraeButeScotland 
Item 9 of 13After 1853St Mary Magdalene's Episcopal Church  DundeeScotlandReredos
Item 10 of 131857St John's Episcopal SchoolJedburgh RoxburghshireScotlandRear extension - attribution
Item 11 of 131858Chapel of the Blessed Virgin MaryEtal Berwickshire?Scotland 
Item 12 of 131864Merton College, Grove BuildingOxford OxfordshireEngland 
Item 13 of 131872St Mary on the Rock Episcopal Church and rectoryEllon AberdeenshireScotlandRectory


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 6Brandon-Jones, John1965Letters of Philip Webb and His Contemporaries Archiectural History, v8, p52-60 
Item 2 of 6Grove Dictionary of Art Grove Dictionary of Art   
Item 3 of 6Howell, Peter2010Our very quaint old Architect: some letters of william Butterfield Architectural History v,53, p201-243 
Item 4 of 6Landau, Tyrone1982William Butterfield 1814-1900, pioneer of High Victorian Gothic Architecture London: Fischer Fine Art Ltd 
Item 5 of 6New DNB New Dictionary of National Biography   
Item 6 of 6Thompson, Paul1971William Butterfield   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect191083 'The Life and Work of William Butterfield' p129-130 and 145-147
Item 2 of 4Builder190078 p201, 219
Item 3 of 4Manchester Guardian7 March 1900  p378
Item 4 of 4RIBA Journal19007London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp241


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