of buildings in the Hundred of Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire


The architects of most of the old buildings in Bradford on Avon and villages of the Hundred of Bradford, even the grandest of them, are unknown. For many, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries at least, the builders and their clients may have agreed on designs based on published books or from known buildings elsewhere.

The following are known architects and architectural practices and their work

Aaron Evans Associates: St Katherine’s Quay, Frome Road 1993

Adye, Charles Septimus: St Katherine’s Almshouses; Saxon Church restoration

Adye, Herbert Archibald: Trinity School, Newtown 1896

Architecture & Planning Group (APG): Greenland Mills redevelopment 1997; Kingston Mills 1999 rejected

Arnold, William: The Hall?; work on South Wraxall Manor House 1598

Baldwin, Thomas (1750-1820): tomb of Richard & Ann Atwood, Winsley c1810?; that of Joseph Clisild Daniel, Limpley Stoke?

Barlow Henley: 1-5 Victory Fields, Frome Road 2005

BBA: conversion of Abbey Mill to retirement homes 1997; Curtis Orchard, Broughton Gifford 2014

Brakspear, Sir Harold William (1870-1934): Tithe Barn, Town Bridge chapel; Great Chalfield Manor House 1905-11

Brooks, Stephen: 11a Wine Street Terrace 2010-11

Clutton, Henry (1819-1893): Frankleigh House 1848

Sir Edward Guy Dawber (1861-1838) Conkwell Grange 1907

Designscape- Park Cottage 20-21 Lower South Wraxall 2016-20

DWA (David Ward Architects): Wiltshire Heights Care Home, Berryfield 2013

Fielden Clegg Design: The Ropewalk, Newtown 1988-9; Wiltshire Music Centre

Fuller, Thomas (1823-98): Town Hall 1854; Holt Road Cemetery 1856

Gane, Richard (1839-77): Abbey Mill 1874-5

Gibbs, Vernon Denis  (1934-2020): 48 Budbury Close 1968-9; Old Court, Woolley Street 1973-4; Pippit Buildings 1982; Garden Ground, 7 Sladesbrook 1991-2

Gill, John Elkington (1821–1874): work on Holy Trinity church 1864

Green, Mowbray Aston (1864-1945): Stokewood House, Limpley Stoke 1925.

Harrison Brookes: West Barn 2000

Henry Edmund Goodridge (1797-1864): north aisle of S. Wraxall church 1823; Atworth church 1832; Cottles Park extension 1830s

Howard, Sidney: Memorial Baths 1897

Jelly, Thomas (died 1781) and Palmer, John (1738-1817): Cottles Park 1775-78

Klaetschi, Hans : Ancliff Down, 155b Upper Westwood 1995-7

K20 Design: Ancliff Square redevelopment, Avoncliff, Westwood 1987

Manico, E.J. Lamb Factory, Silver Street 1916-7

Manners, George Phillips (1789-1866): Christ Church 1840; Christ Church School 1847

Merrick, Henry: Clifton House, 1 Bath Road

Morgan, Hugh & Charles Cowles-Voysey: council houses, Trowbridge Road 1920

Nash Partnership: Kingston Mills regeneration

Palmer, John (1738-1817): Lynchetts, Woolley Street

Paty, William (1758-1800) of Bristol: old Holy Trinity Vicarage alterations 1793 (demolished)

Pentreath, Ben: Kingston Farm development 2011

Ponting, Charles Edwin (1850-1932): Holt church 1889-91

Pope, Richard Shackleton (1791-1884): Holy Trinity Vicarage 1840,  Winsley church 1841

John Rennie (1761-1821) Kennet & Avon Canal 1795-1810

Sir George Gilbert Scott (1811-1878), John Oldrid Scott (1841-1913): Christ Church chancel 1878

Silcock, Thomas Ball jr (1854-1924): County Technical (Fitzmaurice Grammar) School 1897; Winsley House 1902

SRA Architects: AB Dynamics building, Holt Road 2019

Thurlow, Lucas & Janes: work for the Avon Rubber Co., 1960s and 1970s

Underwood, G.A.: Limpley Stoke Viaduct 1834

Wood, John the Elder (1704-1754): Belcombe Court

Wyatt, Thomas Henry (1807-1880): Broughton Gifford church 1850; Broughton Gifford Rectory 1849-52