Lloyd Williams and Underwood

Lloyd Williams and Underwood was a firm of architects based in Denbigh and active mostly in North Wales in the second half of the 19th century. The partners were Richard Lloyd Williams, formerly a pupil of Thomas Fulljames, and Martin Underwood, who was also county surveyor for Denbighshire. Several of their designed now have listed status.[1]

WorksEdit

The firm's designs include:

  • Station house at Foryd railway station (1858)[2]
  • Remodelling of Galltfaenan Hall (1860s), now Grade II listed[3]
  • Denbigh railway station (1860, now demolished); some other stations for the same Vale of Clwyd Railway[4]
  • Bettws yn Rhos National School (1861)[5]
  • Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd National School (1861)[6]
  • Chapel at North Wales Hospital (1862), now Grade II listed[7]
  • Restoration at Church of St James, Nantglyn (1862), Grade II listed[8]
  • Chancel at Pontblyddyn Church, Flintshire (1866)[9]
  • Llangollen Town Hall (1867), Grade II listed[10]
  • Llangollen Police Station (1867), now Grade II listed[11]
  • The Church House (Old Grammar School), Ruthin (1867), now Grade II* listed[12]
  • Rebuilding of the Church of St Winifred, LLangernyw (1869)[13]
  • St Mary's Church, Denbigh (1874), now Grade II* listed[14]
  • Buildings at Trewern Farm, Hengoed (ca. 1875), now Grade II listed[15]
  • Frongoch Board School (1877)[16]
  • Parish Church of St Tudclud (date uncertain), now Grade II listed[17]

PublicationsEdit

Lloyd Williams and Underwood published some self-authored books in 1872, titled Architectural Monuments of Denbighshire and Village Churches of Denbighshire.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brodie, Antonia, ed. (2001). Directory of British Architects, 1834-1914: Vol. 2 (L-Z). A. & C. Black. p. 1004. ISBN 978-0-82645-514-7.
  2. ^ Lowe, Jeremy B. (1985). Welsh Country Workers Housing 1775-1875. National Museum Wales. p. 29. ISBN 978-0-72000-298-0.
  3. ^ "Galltfaenan Hall". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Denbigh Railway Station, Denbigh (54009)". Coflein. RCAHMW. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  5. ^ "Plans of Bettws yn Rhos National School". Denbighshire Archives Service. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd National School, records of". Denbighshire Archives Service. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  7. ^ "North Wales Mental Hospital Chapel, Pont Ystrad Road, Denbigh (11623)". Coflein. RCAHMW. Retrieved 29 September 2021.
  8. ^ "Parish Church of St James". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Pontblyddyn Church History". Leeswood Community Online. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  10. ^ "Town Hall". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  11. ^ Llangollen: Understanding Urban Character (PDF). CADW. 2016. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-85760-377-4.
  12. ^ "The Church House (Old Grammar School)". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Church of St Winifred". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  14. ^ "St Mary's Church". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  15. ^ "Model Farmbuildings Approximately 110 Metres South West of Trewern". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  16. ^ "Frongoch Board/Council School, records of". Denbighshire Archives Service. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  17. ^ "Parish Church of St Tudclud". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 2 January 2019.