Basic Site Details

Name: Victoria Institute
Town, district or village: Worcester
City or county: Worcestershire
Country: England
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: Cost: £20,000. Unsuccessful competition designs submitted by Smith; Woodhouse & Willoughby; Thomas Moore & W H White; S Salter & Adams; F C Ryde & Bedford; Walter Cook; G H Grocok; and others (total either 68 or 86 entrants).

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21890 Competition held 
Item 2 of 2After 1898Before 1902 Alterations

People

Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 9(Sir) John William SimpsonArchitectA18901896Won competition and secured job
Item 2 of 9Edmund John Milner AllenArchitectA18901896Won competition and secured job
Item 3 of 9Simpson & AllenArchitectural practiceA18901896Won competition and secured job
Item 4 of 9(Sir) John William SimpsonArchitectB1904 or 1905 Alterations? - unclear whether under firm of Simpson & Allen or Simpson & Ayrton
Item 5 of 9Bailey Scott MurphyArchitectB1904 or 1905 Alterations? As assistant in J W Simpson's firm
Item 6 of 9Simpson & AyrtonArchitectural practiceB1904 or 1905 Alterations? - unclear whether under firm of Simpson & Allen or Simpson & Ayrton
Item 7 of 9Edmund John Milner AllenArchitectB?1904 or 1905 Alterations? - unclear whether under firm of Simpson & Allen or Simpson & Ayrton
Item 8 of 9Ormrod Maxwell AyrtonArchitectB?1904 or 1905 Alterations? - unclear whether under firm of Simpson & Allen or Simpson & Ayrton
Item 9 of 9Simpson & AllenArchitectural practiceB?1904 or 1905 Alterations? - unclear whether under firm of Simpson & Allen or Simpson & Ayrton

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Harper, Roger H1983Victorian Architectural Competitions: An Index to British and Irish Architectural Competitions… London: Mansell Publishing 
Item 2 of 2Pevsner, Nikolaus1968Worcestershire (The Buildings of England) Harmondsworth: Penguin Booksp324

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2BuilderEarly 1890LVIII p346
Item 2 of 2BuilderLate 1890LIX p265

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Bailey Scott Murphy: L v19 no 1476