Basic Biographical Details
|Name: ||David Edmund Attree Horne |
|Designation: ||Architect |
|Born: ||1875 |
|Died: ||29 January 1937 |
|Bio Notes: ||David Edmund Attree Horne was born in 1875, and was articled to Arthur Rowland Baker in London from 1890 to 1895, undertaking studies at unidentified institutions. He was subsequently assistant to George Thomas Hine in Nottingham from 1895 to 1898. He worked in the War Office, Sheerness Architects Department in 1898, in H M Office of Works from 1898 to 1900 and again in the War Office from 1900 to 1903. During these early years he made study tours which were confined to England, visiting Salisbury, Exeter, Romsey, Christchurch, Winchester, Rye, Canterbury, St Albans and Windsor, among other places. |
In 1903 he commenced practice at Golspie, Sutherland, as architect to the Sutherland Estate. He was admitted LRIBA on 30 January 1911, his proposers being Hine, and Hallam Carter Pegg and John Kirkland, both of Hine's office. In 1920 he took into partnership George Murray, who continued the practice after Horne's death.
Horne designed and executed many lodges and buildings on the Sutherland estate. He worked also for the Duke of Westminster.
Horne died on 29 January 1937.
Private and Business Addresses
|The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:|
| ||Address||Type||Date from||Date to||Notes|
|Sutherland Estate Architect's Office, Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland||Business||1911 *|| || |
|Tower Lodge, Golspie, Sutherland, Scotland||Private||1911 *|| || |
* earliest date known from documented sources.
Employment and Training
|The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):|
| ||Name||Date proposed||Notes|
|George Thomas Hine||30 January 1911||for Licentiateship|
|John Kirkland||30 January 1911||for Licentiateship|
|Hallam Carter Pegg||30 January 1911||for Licentiateship|
Buildings and Designs
|The following books contain references to this architect:|
|Measurers\' Companion||1911||The Scottish Architects' and Measurers' Companion|| || || |
|Who's Who in Architecture||1914|| || || || |
|The following periodicals contain references to this architect:|
| ||Periodical Name||Date||Edition||Publisher||Notes|
|Builder||12 February 1937||v152|| ||p381|
|RIBA Journal||5 June 1937||v44||London: Royal Institute of British Architects||p794 - obituary (contains incorrect information re: his early training)|
|The following archives hold material relating to this architect:|
| ||Source||Archive Name||Source Catalogue No.||Notes|
|RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum||RIBA Nomination Papers|| ||L v9 no492 (microfilm reel 32)|