Basic Biographical Details

Name: Humphrey 'Humph' Sharpe
Designation: Architect
Died: Before 2010
Bio Notes: Humphrey Sharpe, generally known as 'Humph', was a senior assistant in the firm of Basil Spence & Partners from 1959. He left the practice in the mid-1970s, by which time it had become Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson. He was later architect to the Scottish Courts, and subsequently worked as regulations writer at the Scottish Office.

Private and Business Addresses

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

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 2Basil Spence & Partners19591964Senior Assistant 
Item 2 of 2Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson1964Mid 1970sSenior Assistant 

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 61960sNewcastle Central Library and Laing Art Gallery  Newcastle-upon-TyneEnglandin office of Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 2 of 61970sAston University Library  BirminghamEnglandAs senior assistant to Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 3 of 61970sHadrian's Wall Gallery  Newcastle-upon-TyneEngland 
Item 4 of 61970sMiners Welfare ClubBlantyre LanarkshireScotland 
Item 5 of 61972Heriot-Watt University, libraryRiccarton MidlothianScotlandAs senior assistant to Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson
Item 6 of 6Mid 1970sSydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool  LiverpoolEnglandAs draughtsman to Sir Basil Spence, Glover & Ferguson


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1Sent to DSA by emailInformation from AHRC/RCAHMS Spence project per David W Walker and Clive Fenton Clive Fenton's research notes (sent July 2010)