Herbert John Green

Herbert John Green (1850/51 – 1918) was an English architect who was born near Ipswich[1] in the English county of Suffolk.

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He trained for the profession as a pupil under Sir Arthur Blomfield and worked from his offices once he was qualified. By 1881 he had progressed and had his own independent practice and had offices in Norwich and in Lincoln's Inn Fields in London. His works include the renovation of a large number of churches in Norfolk. He also designed the Grand Hotel on the North Norfolk coast in the town of Sheringham. he was diocesan surveyor for the Anglican Diocese of Norwich 1881 to 1898.[2]

Bankruptcy

In 1894 Green was judged bankrupt, but his work was continued and project references to him as an architect continue thereafter. He is recorded as living in the same house in Norwich from 1891 to 1901.[2]

Works

This list is incomplete

Norfolk

Cromer

Public

  • 1896 Bank House in Church Street, Cromer

Sheringham

Private

King's Lynn

Public

  • 1904 Carnegie Library,[3] King's Lynn, Funded and opened by Andrew Carnegie the great philanthropist. Built with carstone and brick.

Riddlesworth

Private

  • 1900 Riddlesworth Hall,[4] Built in 1900, Riddlesworth, Norfolk

Brettenham

Private

  • 1900 Shadwell Court,[5] Brettenham, Breckland, Norfolk. Re- modelling, Alterations and renovations to existing building. cica 1900

Sherbourne

Ecclesiastical

  • 1898 Shernbourne church, St Peters and St Pauls.[6] Re-built in 1898

Thetford

Public

  • 1900 Guildhall, Thetford.[7]

Gallery

References

Notes
  1. ^ Architects and Artists F to G Archived 2013-01-01 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 21 January 2013
  2. ^ a b Wilson 158.
  3. ^ Listed Building status retrieved 23 January 2013
  4. ^ Norfolk 2: Norfolk: North-west and South, By Nikolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson, Riddlesworth entry page 292. 0-300-09657-7
  5. ^ Norfolk 2: Norfolk: North-west and South, By Nikolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson, Shadwell Park entry page 307. 0-300-09657-7
  6. ^ Norfolk 2: Norfolk: North-west and South, By Nikolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson, Shernborne entry page 311. 0-300-09657-7
  7. ^ Norfolk 2: Norfolk: North-west and South, By Nikolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson, Thetford entry page 345. 0-300-09657-7
Bibliography
  • Wilson, Bill (2002). Norfolk, Part 2. Yale UP. ISBN 978-0-300-09657-6.

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