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LAING, David
Architect and surveyor at 2 Manchester Street (1839-52). His wife ran a boarding house at the same address. No work identified so far
LAINSON, A
Architect at 59 Ship Street (1912).
LAINSON, Thomas
(1825-1898)
Brighton architect and surveyor. Born in Lambeth, living at 54 Western Road, Hove in 1859-64 with four daughters, two sons and two servants. Own practice from 1862 with offices at 190 North Street, 170 North Street (1878). Living at 4 Lansdowne Terrace in 1871. In partnership with two sons (Thomas and Arthur) as Lainson & Sons from 1881 with a home at 5 St John's Terrace (1878-1881). Living at 104 Lansdowne Place in 1891. FRIBA 1877. Architect to the Goldsmid and Vallance estates and surveyor of the Harrington Estate in 1894. Favoured an Italianate style. COMMEMORATIVE
Lainson House, Dyke Road

WORK
Adelaide Manstions, 1-4 Kingsway* (1873)
Brighton and Hove Co-operative Society Repository, 75 Holland Road* (1893)
Bristol Road Methodist Church, Montague Place* (1872)
Brooker Hall, 19 New Church Road (Hove Museum) (1876-77)
Middle Street Synagogue* (1875)
Palmeira House, Palmeira Square (1887)
Pelham Institute, Upper Bedford Street* (1877)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (1881; outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)
LAINSON, Thomas James
(1854-1898)
Hove-born architect, training with his father Thomas Lainson by 1871 and then in partnership with him from 1881. Lived with his parents until at least 1901.
Lainson, Thomas, & Son
Architectural partnership of Thomas Lainson and Thomas James Lainson at 170 North Street (1890), 56 East Street (1899). Jewish Convalescent Home, Montgomery Street (1889)
Lainson, Son, and Lindsay
Architectural partnership at 56 East Street (1912). No work identified so far
LAMB, Percy
Architect. St Mary Roman Catholic Church, Surrenden Road (1910-21)
LATHAM, C
Architect at 34 Duke Street (1912). No work identified so far
Laxton, W & H
Architects at 2 York Road and 19 Arundel Street, Strand, London (1854). No work identified so far
LEACH, William
Land surveyor at 24 London Road (1839-1843). No work identified so far
LEANEY, Thomas
Surveyor at 14 Crescent Street (1824), 8 Tidy Street (1843). No work identified so far
LEWIS J, Jr
Architect at 74 Western Road, Hove (1856). No work identified so far.
LEWRY, Henry
Builder and developer at 15 Church Street (1865). His name is rendered as 'Lewer' for a period in planning applications.
LOADER, Arthur
(1839-1895)
Brighton-born son of a master poulterer. Architect, surveyor and civil engineer, Own practice at 54 Old Steine (1878-1890) and 52½ East Street (1878). H B Measures trained in his practice. His name remained in the practice of Loader & Long (1895-1899), despite his early death. PERSONAL
10 Preston Street [childhood home 1839-]
• 2 Richmond Terrace [residence 1891)
WORK
53-55 East Street (rebuild for John Beal & Co, 1878)
See also Loader & Long
Loader & Long
Prolific local architects' firm of Arthur Loader and Edgar Wallis Long [qqv], active 1895-1899 with a practice at 54 Old Steine. This listing is believed to be complete for the partnership's housing and shops in Brighton and Hove. 85 Queen's Park Road (1895)
9-27 (odds) Compton Road (1895)
14-15a Chapel Street (1895)
77-84, 88, 89, 95, 96 Albion Hill (1895)
94-94a London Road (1895)
12-22 (evens) Compton Road (1895)
57-67 Richmond Street (1895)
9-35 (odds) Roedale Road (1895)
49, 50 Hampstead Road (1895)
1-7 Windmill Terrace (1895)
5-7 Kingsley Road (1895)
2 Compton Road (bakery, 1896)
45-91 (odds) Bear Road (1896)
34, 36 Harrington Road (1896)
Soapworks, Hollingdean Road (1896)
168, 170, 172 Queen's Park Road (1896)
49-56 Richmond Street (1896)
14 Upper Hamilton Road (shop, 1896)
2 Inwood Crescent (shop, 1896)
4, 6, 8, 14, + 4 more Compton Road (1896)
39, 41, 43 Millers Road (1896)
51, 52 Hampstead Road (1896)
10 Florence Road (1896)
2-52 (evens) Roedale Road (1896)
30, 32, 34 Kingsley Road (1896)
75, 77, 125, 127 Bonchurch Road (1897)
12, 14 Tivoli Crescent (1897)
1, 4, 6 Maldon Road (1897)
• 1 house in Goldsmid Road (1897)
Pavilion, Avenue Lawn Tennis Club, Florence Road (1897)
184 Tivoli Crescent [North] (1897)
1 Woodside Avenue (1897)
319 Dyke Road (1897)
3 houses, Arundel Road (1897)
21-47 (odds) Compton Road (1897)
48 Hampstead Road (1898)
310 Dyke Road (1898)
1, 3 ,5 Tivoli Crescent (1898)
2 Maldon Road (1898)
• 4 houses in Melville Road (1898)
1 shop, Montefiore Road west side (1898)
detached villa, Cromwell Road south side (1899)
• 1 house in Melville Road (1899)
2 Woodside Avenue (1899)
26 Inwood Crescent (1899)
20, 21, 22 Bath Street (1899)
7, 9, 2-10 (evens), 16, 40-50 (evens) Tivoli Crescent (1899)
274, 276, 278, 312 Dyke Road (1899)
40, 42 Harrington Road (1899)
23 (shop), 25, 27 The Drove (1899)
107-115 Preston Drove (1899)
44, 46, 50 Harrington Road (1900)
4, 6, 8, 10, 103 Tivoli Crescent (1900)
278 Dyke Road (1900)
69, 71 Millers Road (1900)
LOCKWOOD, Philip Causton
(1821-1908)
Civil engineer and architect, born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, son of a builder. He came to Brighton from Arundel where he worked as an architect and clerk of the works for the local authority. Brighton Borough Surveyor. He left £2,384 18s 2d. PERSONAL
19 Black Lion Street [office, residence? 1859]
15 St George's Place [residence 1861]
Albert Cottage, 85 (later 124) Southover Street [residence 1862-66]
1 Gloucester Place [residence 1867-1908, deathplace]
WORK
Free Libary and Museum, Church Street* (1871)
seafront railings, Marine Parade* (1881)
Western bandstand, King's Road* (1884)
LOCKYER, George R
Carpenter and builder at 16 King Street (1864-1912); also workshops at 49 King Street (1891-1904), 45 King Street (1899-1904), 45-49 King Street (1905-1907) and at 12 York Place (1865-1872), 24 York Place (1873-1886). Lockyer & Sons in 1898. Worked mostly as a jobbing builder and little of his more substantial work remains. 8 Camden Terrace (1865)
23, 25 St George's Mews (1866)
8, 9 Sudeley Street (1868)
Schools for Jews' Synagogue, 37-39 Devonshire Place (1870)
14-15 Camden Terrace (1873)
Hanover Terrace Board Schools (1873)
Brighton New School of Science and Art, Grand Parade (1876-77)
13 Camden Terrace (1881)
Presbytery, Little Sisters Home of the Poor Aged, Old Shoreham Road [1892]
Pair of semi-detached villas, Walsingham Road, east side (1897)
Prudential Assurance Company, 52-52½ King Street (rebuilding 1908)
LONG, Edgar Wallis (1870-1962)
Son of a publican, an auctioneer's clerk before traing as an architect. Partner in Loader & Long (1895-1899). Later in his own practice at 54 Old Steine (1899-1902), then at his home in Marlborough Place (1911-1915). PERSONAL
1 Compton Road [residence 1897-1898]
Hill Side, Millers Road [residence 1899-1902]
40 Marlborough Place [residence, practice 1910-1915]
WORK
10 Buckingham Road [residence 1939]
144, 146, 148 Balfour Road
Cransley Lodge, 32 Dyke Road Avenue (1902)
Earlsmead, 42 Dyke Road Avenue (1912)
See also Loader & Long
LONG, Edward Wallis Architect at 6 Old Steine, LRIBA 1925.
Long & Kentish
Architectural partnership of M J Long (1939-2018) and Rolfe Kentish (b.1954), formed in 1994. Aldrich Library, University of Brighton, Cockcroft Building, Lewes Road
• Westlain House, University of Brighton Falmer Campus (1999)
• Falmer Library, University of Brighton (2001)
LUTYENS, Sir Edwin OM RA
(1869-1944)
Architect. Former studio, Whiteway Lane, Rottingdean
Hove War Memorial, Grand Avenue* (1921)
LYNN, George
Builder. In 1851 George Lynn, then 44 and widowed, lived at 20 Clarence Square (next door to James Charnock Simpson) and employed 50 men. No work identified so far
Lynn, George, & Son(s)
Long-established building firm, still active in 1919. 70 Marine Parade [remodelling 1880]
St Peter's Church, St Peter's Place* (parish room, 1903)
Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Dyke Road (outpatients department, 1903; mortuary 1904)
     
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