Mocatta's Stations for the Brighton Railway

  title={Mocatta's Stations for the Brighton Railway},
  author={D. Cole},
  journal={The Journal of Transport History},
  pages={149 - 157}
  • D. Cole
  • Published 1958
  • Engineering
  • The Journal of Transport History
D AVID MOCATTA, who came ofa well-to-do Jewish family, was bomin 1806. About 1825he became a pupil ofSirJohn Soane(1753-1837), one ofthe most original and successfularchitects ofthe period, now near the end ofhis career, who used a very personal classicsryle.! Mocatta followed precedent, and in this matter at any rate his master's example, in taking an extended tour ofItaly, then an indispensable adjunct to architectural study, in 1829-30, sketching and measuring buildings. A large number ofhis… Expand


Another scheme, of 1851, when Pearson sent a model of his Great Central Terminus to the Architectural Exhibition, is mentioned in Builder, x (1852), 33. 43. N. Pevsner
  • Cities of London and Westminster
  • 1957
Dictionary of Architecture, art. George Smith, 5.93: Dendy Marshall
  • History of the Southern Railway
  • 1936
1.14, various dates
    Barman, 23. 48. Inst. Brit. Archts, list of members
      Dendy Marshall, 43 sq. 5. Barman; Barbara Jones, Follies andGrottoes
        His design was set aside in favour of one by
        • Journal Royal Inst. British Architects
        Probably those illustrated in Dendy Marshall
          Survey of London, XXIV