Basic Biographical Details

Name: Christopher Thomas Butler-Cole
Bio Notes: Christopher Thomas Butler-Cole worked as a partner with Campbell & Arnott in 1980. He studied for the degrees of MA and BArch at the University of Edinburgh. He was elected ARIBA in 1965. It is not yet known where he worked directly after qualification, but in 1966 he was working as a job architect at the London office of Robert Matthew Johnson-Marshall and Partners, and he was living in Carlops in the Scottish Borders in 1970.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this :
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Eskmeals House, Bootle, Cumberland, EnglandPrivate1964 *  
Item 2 of 2The Old Manse, Carlops, Midlothian, ScotlandPrivate1970 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Robert Matthew, Johnson-Marshall & Partners (RMJM)Before 1966After 1966Job architect 
Item 2 of 2Campbell & ArnottBefore 1975(?)After 1980(?)Partner 

Buildings and Designs

This 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 91966Coleraine-Portrush-Portstewart Area Plan   Northern IrelandButler-Cole was transferred from the London office to assist Matthew. Late 1966?
Item 2 of 91966New University of UlsterColreaine  EireTransferred in 1966 from RJMJ London to help Matthew
Item 3 of 91980New Town, various properties  EdinburghScotlandRestoration. Project architect.
Item 4 of 91982Botanical Gardens, pavilionInverleith EdinburghScotland 
Item 5 of 91985Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre  EdinburghScotland 
Item 6 of 91985Lammermuir HouseDunbar East LothianScotland 
Item 7 of 91987Dunbar Parish ChurchDunbar East LothianScotlandRestoration
Item 8 of 91989Saltire Court  EdinburghScotlandWon competition and secured job
Item 9 of 91990Parkgate CourtAlloa ClackmannanshireScotland 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this :
Item 1 of 6Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p22
Item 2 of 6Glendinning, Miles2008Modern architect: the life and times of Robert Matthew RIBA Publishingp342
Item 3 of 6RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65   
Item 4 of 6RIBA1970RIBA Directory 1970   
Item 5 of 6RIBA1979Directory of members   
Item 6 of 6RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980