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Richard Peats slides the hardest working man in architecture, the godfather of gothic George Edmund Street

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Presentation by Richard Peats, Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas, Historic England. "The hardest working man in architecture, the godfather of Gothic: George Edmund Street". The presentation was given at a conference session entitled "The Radical Victorians: 19th century change, national and local", which formed part of a conference on "Parish Church Interiors in Changing Times", supported by Historic England.

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Richard Peats slides the hardest working man in architecture, the godfather of gothic George Edmund Street

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  2. 2. G E Street in Oxford Diocese The hardest working man in Gothic?
  3. 3. What did he do? Distribution of Street Churches in Oxford Diocese
  4. 4. Oxford, Phil & Jims 1860-2 Hulcott, Bucks , 1861-3
  5. 5. Nash, Bucks 1857-8 Fawley, Berks 1856
  6. 6. How did he do it? Bloxham, Oxon 1864-6: Street’s specification for vestry screen and floor tiling, from margin of specification of works
  7. 7. Milton Under Wychwood, Oxfordshire, 1853-4 Street’s designs for the choir stalls
  8. 8. Waterstock 1858 Tilehurst 1854-6 Shottesbrooke 1853-4 Steventon 1854-5 Maidenhead 1854-7 Cheddington 1855-6 Poppy heads
  9. 9. Wescott, Bucks, new church , 1866-7
  10. 10. Westcott
  11. 11. Westbury 1863 Wendover 1868-9 REREDOS Soulbury 1862-3 Stewkley 1862
  12. 12. Middleton 1862-4 Sherrington 1870 Stone floors in North Buckinghamshire Lillingstone Dayrell 1868 Cuddington 1856-7
  13. 13. Nash, Bucks 1857-8 and Brightwalton, Berks 1861-3
  14. 14. Nash Brightwalton
  15. 15. Respect for Medieval work Steventon , Berks 1854-5 Ascott-under-Wychwood, Oxon 1857-9
  16. 16. Bloxham, Oxfon, Restoration 1864-6
  17. 17. Street Screens Ashley Green 1873-4 Fritwell 1865 Goosey 1851 Filkins 1855-7
  18. 18. Holmbury St Mary, Surrey 1879
  19. 19. Milton Under Wychwood, Oxon 1853-4 Ashley Green, Bucks 1872-4
  20. 20. Brightwalton 1861-2 Westcot-Barton 1856 Ashley Green 1872-4
  21. 21. Survival Witney, Oxon, Plan as restored by Street 1865-9
  22. 22. Pattern of survival of Street Churches in the Oxford Diocese
  23. 23. Hedsor, Bucks, restoration, 1861-2 , further work by Hepworth 1892
  24. 24. Oxford, St Ebbe. Reconstruction 1862-6
  25. 25. Cuddesdon, Oxon, restoration 1851-3
  26. 26. OK ? NO WAY!
  27. 27. The Black List Chalfont St Peter , Bucks 1852-4 One of 29 or so buildings 25 of which remain in ecclesiastical use 22% of the total
  28. 28. Fulmer, Bucks Restored by Street in 1877 and Stenning in 1882
  29. 29. Cuddington, Bucks 1856-7 How important is completeness?
  30. 30. Holmbury St Mary, Surrey, New build 1879
  31. 31. How important are pews? Eastbury, Berks 1851-3 All Saints, Boyn Hill, Maidenhead, Berks, 1854-7
  32. 32. Chilton, Berks, 1859-60 All Saints’ Boyn Hill, Maidenhead, 1854-7 Some pulpits are better than others
  33. 33. Some interiors are better than others Salford, Oxon Bloxham, Oxon
  34. 34. Salford Bloxham
  35. 35. The White List Fawley, Berks, 1856
  36. 36. Peasmore, Berks 1865. Street Chancel grafted onto early 19th century nave
  37. 37. Coleshill, Bucks, 1861
  38. 38. North Leigh, Oxon 1864
  39. 39. The Grey List Chilton, Berks, 1859-60

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