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Architect’s Sketch of Kilmington Church, Devon

Architect’s Sketch of Kilmington Church, Devon

Code: 1369


H: 13" (33 cm)W: 15.5" (39.4 cm)


Pen and ink drawing of St. Giles’ Church, Kilmington. Signed sketch of a Design for Rebuilding Kilmington Church, Devon 1853.
By  Talbot Bury, Architect of 50 Welbeck Rd, London. The church was rebuilt in 1862, using the design, around the original 15th century tower. Sketch now framed and mounted.
English, circa 1853

Thomas Talbot Bury (1809 - 1877) was a British architect and lithographer who was pupil to Augustus Charles Pugin in 1824, starting his own practice in 1830. He worked in collaboration with A.W.N.Pugin on the detailing of the Houses of Parliament under Sir Charles Barry.  Bury is also known for his engravings and lithographs, notably of the works of A.W.N.Pugin. He exhibited at the Royal Academy between 1846 and 1872, was made a Fellow of the RIBA in 1843 and elected vice-president in 1876.