Basic Biographical Details

Name: War Office Architects Department
Designation: Architectural practice
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Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 180, Pall Mall, London, EnglandBusiness1910 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 20Charles Daniel Rutter  AssistantSuccessively posted to Belfast, Perth and Aberdeen
Item 2 of 20(Sir) Edmund Frederick du Cane1873 * Chief Architect 
Item 3 of 20James Graham Fairley18731873Senior DraughtsmanSenior Draughtsman - under du Cane
Item 4 of 20William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)18731881Assistant 
Item 5 of 20Robin Smith Dods (or Robert Smith Dods)18901891Assistant 
Item 6 of 20Thomas Ivor-MooreBefore 1897After 1914 Assistant Director of Barrack Construction - possibly initially in Edinburgh, but in London by 1914
Item 7 of 20David Edmund Attree Horne18981898Assistantin Sheerness
Item 8 of 20Henry Seton Morris18981902  
Item 9 of 20George Farquharc. March 1899c. January 1901Assistant 
Item 10 of 20David Edmund Attree Horne19001903Assistant 
Item 11 of 20Arthur Stewart Wood19011903Assistant 
Item 12 of 20Louis David Blancc. April 1902c. October 1903Assistant 
Item 13 of 20Frank John Toop1903   
Item 14 of 20Harold Beckwith Richards1904 Assistant 
Item 15 of 20John Forsyth McIlwraith19041911Architect 
Item 16 of 20Arthur Stewart Wood1906After 1910Assistant 
Item 17 of 20Walter Henry Bulloch1907After 1910Assistant 
Item 18 of 20John Bryan Nisbetc. 1914c. 1919Supervisor 
Item 19 of 20David Polson Hall19461949 Supervising Valuer (Dilapidations)
Item 20 of 20Donald GibsonBefore 1957After 1957Chief Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice 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 101887Edinburgh Castle, Argyle Tower and portcullis gate  EdinburghScotland 
Item 2 of 101901Fort Matilda  RenfrewshireScotlandStrengthening of Fort
Item 3 of 101902 or 1903Officers' Quarters, Barracks and/or HospitalSalisbury WiltshireEngland 
Item 4 of 101902 or 1903Officers' Quarters, Barracks and/or Hospital   Malta 
Item 5 of 101902 or 1903Officers' Quarters, Barracks and/or Hospital  GibraltarSpain 
Item 6 of 101904Victoria BarracksBallater AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 7 of 101930Redford Barracks, Medical Reception Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 8 of 101931Barracks at Balgownie  AberdeenScotland 
Item 9 of 101932Barracks at Bridge of Don  AberdeenScotland 
Item 10 of 101935Military Hospital, Redford Barracks  EdinburghScotland 


Currently, there are no references for this architectural practice. The information has been derived from: the British Architectural Library / RIBA Directory of British Architects 1834-1914; Post Office Directories; and/or any sources listed under this individual's works.