Charles Robert Cockerell – Architect England

Charles Robert Cockerell, Edinburgh, Building, Photos, England, Scotland

CR Cockerell, Architect : Architecture

19th Century British Architect

C R Cockerell – Key Projects

Featured Buildings

Key Cockerell building: National Monument Edinburgh with architect Playfair – atop Calton Hill
National Monument Edinburgh
photo © Steven Powell

Ashmolean Museum & Taylorian Institute, Oxford, England
Ashmolean Museum Oxford
image from architect
Ashmolean Museum

Office for the Sun Life Assurance, Threadneedle Street, London, England
1840’s, demolished 1970

Cockerell was Architect to the Bank of England from 1833

Bank buildings designed include:-

Courtney Street, Plymouth, England

Broad Street, Bristol, England

King Street, Manchester, England

Castle Street, Liverpool, England

Assize Courts & St George’s Hall, Liverpool
– completed after death of Elmes

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Charles Cockerell – Practice Information

Former English architect

Charles Robert Cockerell RA PRIBA

born in London; ARA in 1829, RA in 1836, President of the RIBA in 1860.

Natonal Monument Edinburgh:
National Monument Edinburgh
picture © Adrian Welch

C. R. Cockerell trained in the London architectural practice of his father, Samuel Pepys Cockerell. Later he worked on the rebuilding of Covent Garden Theatre as assistant to Robert Smirke, followed by an architectural tour of Europe (he discovered reliefs from the Temple of Phigalia, on show in the British Museum).

Charles Cockerell set up his own practice on his return to London in 1817.

St George’s Hall
photo © Adrian Welch
CR Cockerell : St George’s Hall Liverpool

Scottish Architects

Scottish Architecture: best scottish buildings of the last three decades


CR Cockerell Building in England

Squire Law Library
Former Cambridge University Library, 1837-42 – Cambridge Architecture

Charles Robert Cockerell – Winner of RIBA Gold Medal 1848

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