Basic Site Details

Name: Khartoum Cathedral
City or county: Khartoum
Country: Sudan
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Notes: Foundation stone was apparently laid prior to the selection of an architect.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1All Saints CathedralYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 71904 Foundation stone 
Item 2 of 7February 19061927 Design to completion
Item 3 of 71909 Design exhibitedRA
Item 4 of 727 January 1912  Consecrated (with incomplete roof)
Item 5 of 71913  Tower designed
Item 6 of 719281931 Tower built
Item 7 of 725 January 1931  Tower consecrated


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 3(Sir) Frank Charles MearsArchitectA1906 As assistant to Robert Weir Schultz
Item 2 of 3Robert Weir SchultzArchitectA19061927With John Latimer of Dumfries as Clerk of Works
Item 3 of 3Ernest GimsonArchitectA19111914Made doors and chancel fittings, largely to Schultz's designs


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Clarke, Basil F L1958Anglican cathedrals outside the British Isles   
Item 2 of 2Ottewill, David1979Robert Weir Schultz (1860-1951): An Arts and Crafts Architect Architectural History v22, 1979, pp87-115pp104-7

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Builder11 September 1909XCVII  
Item 2 of 4Builder18 October 1912CIII  
Item 3 of 4Builders Journal5 May 1909   
Item 4 of 4Building News8 December 1915   

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 Frank Charles Mears: F no2513 (box 7)