The competition/or the design of Sleaford Sessions House, 1828

  title={The competition/or the design of Sleaford Sessions House, 1828},
  author={Dave Brock},
  journal={Architectural History},
  pages={344 - 355}
  • Dave Brock
  • Published 1984
  • History
  • Architectural History
Sleaford, a small town in the Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, is not well known for any building apart from the church of St Denys. Its attractions are unspectacular, but among them is a harmony of scale and style which is the result of much public building in the middle decades of the last century.1 Some of this building, which is in a mixture of Late Gothic and Tudor styles, is by Henry Edward Kendall and much by Charles Kirk. Kirk settled in Sleaford and Kendall was much employed in… 


Although Hansom may have followed his partner, to judge from his description in LAO KQS Tenders
    Hansom appears under Welch, but their partnership does not seem to have extended to making designs in common for competitions
    • 1968
    Forbes himself negotiated with Smirke in his capacity as County Clerk. See Crook, loc
      A plan of the site by Mr Webb, the county surveyor
        Kendall's description, LAO KQS Tenders. Their estimates were the same for both designs
          Surprisingly, the inclusion of this area was to make no external difference to Kendall's design, another facade being tacked on to the existing elevation
            Architectural Precedents
              Mordaunt Crook in 'The Pre-Victorian Architect: Professionalism and Patronage
              • Architectural History
              • 1968