Basic Site Details

Name: Roedean School
Town, district or village: Brighton
City or county: East Sussex
Country: England
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518981899 Competition
Item 2 of 51905  Additions?
Item 3 of 51906  Chapel
Item 4 of 51908  Sanatorium
Item 5 of 51911  Art School and Library


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 4(Sir) John William SimpsonArchitectA18981911Main building, chapel, sanatorium, art school and library
Item 2 of 4Simpson & AllenArchitectural practiceA1898Before 1911Main building, chapel, sanatorium, art school and library
Item 3 of 4Bailey Scott MurphyArchitectA1905 As assistant to Simpson & Ayrton
Item 4 of 4Simpson & AyrtonArchitectural practiceA19051911Chapel, sanatorium, art school and library


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Nairn, I and Pevsner, N1965Sussex (The Buildings of England) Harmondsworth: Penguin Books Ltdpp590-1

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal29 April 1933 London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp515 - memoir of J W Simpson, by Frank W Knight

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