The people who built Brighton and Hove: E

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EARP, Thomas
Stonemason, born in Nottingham, working in Lambeth, London by the start of the 1850s. He was regularly employed by G F Bodley, G G Scott and A W N Pugin. St Patrick's Church Cambridge Road (roof corbels, 1858)
EASTON, Hugh Ray
Stained glass designer (including the Battle of Britain window in Westminster Abbey). Disliked by Betjeman and Pevsner. St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (glass)
Brighton Borough Engineer. Previously City Engineer at Bath and Borough Engineer at Taunton. • Aquarium, Madeira Drive* [remodelling 1925-27]
• three bus shelters, Old Steine*
• public conveniences (now Old Steine cafe), Old Steine* (1926)
Black Rock Bathing Pool, Madeira Drive
George Hotel, 1 West Street
EDWARDS, Richard
Architect at 67 or 68 Upper North Street (1843-1848).
ELDRIDGE, Father John
Priest. St Richard's Church, Hangleton (glass)
ELLISON, Christopher Obee FRIBA
Architect, born in Hull. In practice from c1855, based in Liverpool and London. FRIBA in 1874. Norfolk Road Wesleyan Methodist Church (1868, demolished 1965)
Preston Park Wesleyan Methodist Church, Dyke Road Drive (1883, demolished 1974)
Dorset Gardens Wesleyan Methodist Church (1884, replaced 2000)
Architect, pupil of W G Habershon and A R Pite, then joined the prestigious office of William Burges. Favoured a French gothic style in his church designs. President of the RIBA. Much of his work after 1864 was done in India, although he remained based in the UK. [Not to be confused with the American architect William Ralph Emerson, a cousin of Ralph Waldo Emerson.] Church of St Mary the Virgin, St James's Street
Ironfounder in Lewes. Cast much of the ironwork street furniture of Victorian Brighton and Hove. • seafront railings
• lampposts
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