A northerner by birth, he was to have his first big success in the north, with his 1859 design for the Manchester Assize Courts, and to design his "High Victorian secular masterpiece" there nearly ten years later — Manchester Town Hall (Curl 62). But from the very beginning he was set to be much more than a provincial architect.
Alfred Waterhouse RA PPRIBA (19 July 1830 – 22 August 1905) was an English architect, particularly associated with the Victorian Gothic Revival architecture, although he designed using other architectural styles as well.
10/02/2010 · Alfred Waterhouse was a key British architect of the Victorian age. He was born in 1830 in Liverpool, Lancashire, north west England and died in 1905 in Yattendon, Berkshire, south east England. Alfred Waterhouse was associated with Victorian Gothic Revival architecture.
Alfred Waterhouse, (born July 19, 1830, Liverpool, Eng.—died Sept. 22, 1905, Yattendon, Berkshire), English architect who worked in the style of High Victorian medieval eclecticism. He is remembered principally for his elaborately planned complexes of educational and civic buildings. Waterhouse was an apprentice to Richard Lane in Manchester.
08/06/2009 · Financially speaking, Waterhouse was probably the most successful of all Victorian architects. Though expert within Gothic and Renaissance styles, Waterhouse never limited himself to a single architectural style. Waterhouse was born on the 19th July 1830 in Aigburth, Liverpool, the son of wealthy mill-owning Quaker parents.
08/04/2022 · Who was Alfred Waterhouse? Born in Liverpool and trained in Manchester, Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905) was an English architect best known for his eclectic Victorian Gothic Revival Style. Waterhouse worked extensively on civic and educational buildings in Manchester and London.