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Businesses (52)

Persons (395)

Families (9)

  • Bentinck, Cavendish- family, Dukes of Portland Bulstrode, Buckinghamshire;Rudheath, Cheshire;Hesket, Cumberland;Bolsover, Derbyshire;Titchfield, Hampshire;Theobalds, Hertfordshire;Cawkwell, Lincolnshire;Soho, Middlesex;St Marylebone, Middlesex;Terrington St Clement, Norfolk;Bothal, Northumberland;Hepple, Northumberland;Mansfield, Nottinghamshire;Welbeck, Nottinghamshire;Blore, Staffordshire;Aldrington, Sussex;Hovingham, Yorkshire;Cessnock, Ayrshire;Dean, Ayrshire;Fullarton, Ayrshire;Kilmarnock, Ayrshire;Langwell, Caithness-shire;Balcomie, Fife
  • Egerton, family, Earls of Ellesmere Stetchworth, Cambridgeshire;Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire;Tatton, Cheshire;Southampton, Hampshire;Liverpool, Lancashire;Worsley, Lancashire;Frampton, Lincolnshire;Bridgewater House, London;Brackley, Northamptonshire;Wollaston, Northamptonshire;Ellesmere, Shropshire;Astley, Warwickshire;Bromfield, Denbighshire;Yale, Denbighshire;Mertoun, Berwickshire
  • Gower, Sutherland-Leveson- family, Dukes of Sutherland Windsor, Berkshire;Willows, Berkshire;Cliveden, Buckinghamshire;Middlewich, Cheshire;Hope, Derbyshire;White Notley, Essex;Woolmers, Hertfordshire;Canterbury, Kent;Cobham, Kent;Halling, Kent;Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire;Bridgewater House, London;Cleveland Court, London;Stafford House, London;Braunston, Northamptonshire;Ketley, Shropshire;Leegomery, Shropshire;Lilleshall, Shropshire;Newport, Shropshire;Sheriffhales, Shropshire;Shipley, Shropshire;Wellington, Shropshire;Blurton, Staffordshire;Great Wyrley, Staffordshire;Grindon, Staffordshire;Lichfield, Staffordshire;Meirheath, Staffordshire;Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire;Stowheath, Staffordshire;Trentham, Staffordshire;Walsall, Staffordshire;Wolverhampton, Staffordshire;Sutton Place, Surrey;Freasley, Warwickshire;Dudley, Worcestershire;Stittenham, Yorkshire;Aboyne, Aberdeenshire;Wick, Caithness-shire;Preston, Kirkcudbrightshire;Inveresk, Midlothian;Rosebank, Midlothian;Castle Leod, Ross and Cromarty;Strathpeffer, Ross and Cromarty;Brora, Sutherlandshire;Dornoch, Sutherlandshire;Dunrobin, Sutherlandshire;Golspie, Sutherlandshire;Pulrossie, Sutherlandshire;Scourie, Sutherlandshire;Skelbo, Sutherlandshire;Tongue, Sutherlandshire
  • Hope, Pelham-Clinton- family, Dukes of Newcastle Whittlesey, Cambridgeshire;Outseats, Derbyshire;Dorchester, Dorset;Hawling, Gloucestershire;Damerham, Hampshire;Baumber, Lincolnshire;Irby upon Humber, Lincolnshire;Clare Market, London;Balderton, Nottinghamshire;Clumber, Nottinghamshire;Haughton, Nottinghamshire;Newark, Nottinghamshire;Worksop, Nottinghamshire;Yoxall, Staffordshire;Byfleet, Surrey;Deepdene, Surrey;Oatlands, Surrey;Weybridge, Surrey;Ifield, Sussex;Knightcote, Warwickshire;Aldborough, Yorkshire;Boroughbridge, Yorkshire;Hafod, Cardiganshire;Carrickfergus, County Antrim;Castleblayney, County Monaghan
  • Mylne family, master masons and architects Hammersmith, Middlesex;Great Amwell, Hertfordshire
  • Pierrepont, family, Dukes of Kingston-upon-Hull Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire;Hanslope, Buckinghamshire;Beighton, Derbyshire;Calow, Derbyshire;Oldcotes, Derbyshire;Broughton, Hampshire;Orton Longueville, Huntingdonshire;Crowle, Lincolnshire;Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire;Hemingby, Lincolnshire;Car Colston, Nottinghamshire;Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire;Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire;Laxton, Nottinghamshire;Orston, Nottinghamshire;Thoresby, Nottinghamshire;Tong, Shropshire;Bath, Somerset;Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire;Trowbridge, Wiltshire;West Dean, Wiltshire;Adwick upon Dearne, Yorkshire;Ingleby Arncliffe, Yorkshire;Wothersome, Yorkshire
  • Pierrepont, family, Earls Manvers Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire;Hanslope, Buckinghamshire;Beighton, Derbyshire;Calow, Derbyshire;Oldcotes, Derbyshire;Broughton, Hampshire;Orton Longueville, Huntingdonshire;Crowle, Lincolnshire;Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire;Hemingby, Lincolnshire;Westminster, Middlesex;Car Colston, Nottinghamshire;Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire;Holme Pierrepont, Nottinghamshire;Laxton, Nottinghamshire;Orston, Nottinghamshire;Thoresby, Nottinghamshire;Tong, Shropshire;Bath, Somerset;Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire;Trowbridge, Wiltshire;West Dean, Wiltshire;Adwick upon Dearne, Yorkshire;Ingleby Arncliffe, Yorkshire;Wothersome, Yorkshire
  • Vane, family, Barons Barnard Minshull Vernon, Cheshire;Ludgvan, Cornwall;Brixham, Devon;Loders, Dorset;Barnard Castle, Durham;Darlington, Durham;Raby Castle, Durham;Raby with Keverstone, Durham;Staindrop, Durham;Fairlawn, Kent;Molash, Kent;Medbourne, Leicestershire;Cleveland House, London;Muswell Hill, Middlesex;Brigstock, Northamptonshire;Sudborough, Northamptonshire;High Ercall, Shropshire;Hinstock, Shropshire;Kenley, Shropshire;Loppington, Shropshire;Osbaston, Shropshire;Wem, Shropshire;Wroxeter, Shropshire;Bathwick, Somerset;Wrington, Somerset;Caverswall, Staffordshire;Wolverhampton, Staffordshire;Battle Abbey, Sussex;Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire;Imber, Wiltshire;Keyingham, Yorkshire
  • Walker family of Bradford Bradford, Yorkshire

Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (64)

  • NRA 34198 William Arthur Aickman, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34199 Architects Benevolent Society
  • NRA 34200 Architectural Union Co Ltd, London
  • NRA 34201 Sir Ove Nyquist Arup, civil engineer: papers rel to Modern Architectural Research Group
  • NRA 34202 Sir Herbert Baker, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34203 Sir Charles Barry, architect: corresp and papers incl papers of Charles Barry junior
  • NRA 34204 William Walter Begley, architect, historian and ecclesiologist: corresp and autograph collection
  • NRA 34205 John Bilson, architect, antiquarian and architectural writer: notebooks and misc papers
  • NRA 34275 British Architectural Library: misc accessions
  • NRA 34206 British Institute of Industrial Art
  • NRA 34207 Arthur Stanley George Butler, architect and author: personal and family corresp and papers
  • NRA 34208 Sir William Chambers, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34209 Wells Wintemute Coates, architect and designer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34210 Charles Robert Cockerell and Samuel Pepys Cockerell, architects: personal and family corresp and pa
  • NRA 34211 Sir John Ninian Comper, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34212 John Gregory Crace, architectural decorator: corresp and accounts with AWN Pugin
  • NRA 34213 Thomas Leverton Donaldson, architect, antiquarian and archaeologist: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34214 Ecclesiological Society
  • NRA 34215 Edward William Godwin, architect and antiquarian: papers
  • NRA 34216 Harry Stuart Goodhart-Rendel, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34217 Charles Handley-Read, art historian and collector: corresp and working papers
  • NRA 34218 Oliver Hill, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34219 Henry Holland, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34220 James Kennedy-Hawkes, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34221 London Architectural Society
  • NRA 34222 Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, architect: family corresp and misc papers
  • NRA 34223 Sir Edward Maufe, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 38619 Mylne family, master masons and architects: family, business and estate papers
  • NRA 34224 John Nash, architect: accounts
  • NRA 34226 William Newton, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34227 Wyatt Angelicus Van Sandau Papworth, architect and antiquary: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34228 Harry Hardy Peach, furniture manufacturer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34229 Francis Cranmer Penrose, architect, archaeologist and astronomer: papers rel to Wellington monument
  • NRA 34230 Arthur Beresford Pite, architect: corresp and lecture notes
  • NRA 34231 Halsey Ralph Ricardo, architect, designer and interior decorator: out-letter book
  • NRA 34232 Thomas Rickman, architect and architectural writer: diaries
  • NRA 34236 Harry William Roberts and Arthur Leonard Roberts, architects: corresp and papers
  • NRA 13990 Royal Institute of British Architects: MS collections
  • NRA 34238 Royal Institute of British Architects: prize and scholarship papers
  • NRA 34239 Godfrey Herbert Samuel, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34240 Adrian Gilbert Scott, architect: office papers
  • NRA 34241 Charles Marriott Oldrid Scott, architect: office papers
  • NRA 34243 George Gilbert Scott junior, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34245 John Oldrid Scott, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34242 Sir George Gilbert Scott, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34244 Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34246 Richard Norman Shaw, architect: family corresp and accounts
  • NRA 34247 Marshall Arnott Sisson, architect: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34248 George John Skipper, architect: note-and-sketch books
  • NRA 34249 Smirke family, painters and architects: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34250 Soane Testimonial Committee
  • NRA 34251 Society of Architects
  • NRA 34252 Hugh Hutton Stannus, architect and designer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 43763 Sir John Newenham Summerson, architect and curator of Sir John Soane's Museum: corresp and papers
  • NRA 13619 Thoresby Hall, Notts: plans and drawings
  • NRA 34253 Philip Armstrong Tilden, architect and writer: corresp and papers
  • NRA 34265 Sir Raymond Unwin, architect and town planner: corresp and working papers
  • NRA 34266 Charles Francis Annesley Voysey, architect and designer: papers
  • NRA 34267 Lewis Vulliamy, architect: corresp and office papers
  • NRA 34268 Frederick Arthur Walters, architect: office papers
  • NRA 34270 Alfred Waterhouse, architect: letter books and misc papers
  • NRA 34271 Stephen Welsh, architect and architectural historian: corresp and working papers
  • NRA 34272 Sir Christopher Wren, architect: papers
  • NRA 34274 Wyatt family, architects and sculptors: corresp and papers

Accessions

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