John Dobson

Architect

1787 – 1865

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Who was John Dobson?

John Dobson was a 19th-century English architect in the neoclassical tradition. He became the most noted architect in the North of England. Churches and houses by him dot the North East - Nunnykirk Hall, Meldon Park, Mitford Hall, Lilburn Tower, St John the Baptist Church in Otterburn, Northumberland, and Beaufront Castle among them. During his career he designed more than 50 churches and 100 private houses. However, he is best known for designing Newcastle Central Station and for his work with Richard Grainger developing the centre of Newcastle in a neoclassical style.

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Born
1787
Chirton
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • North Shields
Died
Jan 8, 1865

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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