Charles Robert Cockerell, Edinburgh, Building, Photos, England, Scotland
CR Cockerell, Architect : Architecture
19th Century British Architect
post updated 18 Mar 2020
CR Cockerell – Key Projects
Key Cockerell building: National Monument Edinburgh with architect Playfair – atop Calton Hill:
Ashmolean Museum & Taylorian Institute, Oxford, England, UK
Dates built: 1839-42
image from architect
Office for the Sun Life Assurance, Threadneedle Street, London, England
Dates built: 1840’s, demolished 1970
Cockerell was Architect to the Bank of England from 1833
Bank buildings designed include:-
Courtney Street, Plymouth, South West England
Date built: 1835
Broad Street, Bristol, South West England
Dates built: 1844-47
King Street, Manchester, North West England
Date built: 1845
Castle Street, Liverpool, North West England
Dates built: 1851-54
Assize Courts & St George’s Hall, Liverpool, North West England
– this major English Neoclassical building was completed after the death of Elmes.
Location: London, England, UK
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.
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.
photo © Adrian Welch
St George’s Hall Liverpool
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 was the winner of the RIBA Gold Medal in 1848.
The Cunard Building, Liverpool
photograph courtesy of Sika
The Cunard Building
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