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Alfred Waterhouse Architect: Buildings

Gothic Architecture in England & Scotland, UK – Victorian Buildings

post updated 18 May 2021

Alfred Waterhouse – Key Projects

This architect is well known in Britain for his significant 19th Century English Architecture, generally designed in the Neo-Gothic style.

Alfred Waterhouse Buildings, alphabetical:

Manchester Town Hall, northwest England, UK
Date built: 1877
Alfred Waterhouse Architect Manchester Town Hall
photograph © Adrian Welch
Manchester Town Hall
Powerfrul Victorian architecture, a proud symbol for the city at a time of great prosperity from its booming industry. The building is triangular in plan and in the neo-Gothic style. The interior is well worth a visit, the entry area and stairs are normally freely accessible. Along with the Natural History Museum in London, this is the architects’ key work.

Northwestern Hotel, Lime Street, Liverpool, England
Date built: 1871
Northwestern Hotel Liverpool by Alfred Waterhouse Architect
photo © Adrian Welch
Northwestern Hotel Liverpool

Prudential Assurance building, 14 South St Andrew St, Edinburgh, Scotland
Date built: 1895
Prudential Assurance building by Alfred Waterhouse Architect
photo © AW
St Andrew Square

Natural History Museum, Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London SW7
Date built: 1881
Natural History Museum London by Architect Alfred Waterhouse
photo © AW
Natural History Museum Building
Major Neo-Gtohic building in west London, part of Albertopolis, a collection of various museums.

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Location: UK

19th Century British Architect Practice Information

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. His key buildings were the Manchester Town Hall and the Natural History Museum in London. His architectural style varied from Neo-Gothic to Renaissance revival and Romanesque revival styles.

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Natural History Museum London
Natural History Museum London
photo © Adrian Welch

English Architectural Designs

Contemporary Manchester Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

Hulme Living Leaf Street Housing
Design: Mecanoo
Hulme Living Leaf Street Housing Manchester
photo : Greg Holmes
Hulme Living Leaf Street Housing

The Oglesby Centre
Architects: Stephenson Studio
Manchester Building News The Oglesby Centre
photos : Daniel Hopkinson Architectural Photography
Extension to Hallé St. Peter’s, Ancoats

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