George Latham (architect)


George Latham (architect)

:"This article refers to George Latham, the architect. For George Latham, the footballer, see George Latham."George Latham (died 1871) was an English architect, from the Cheshire town of Nantwich who designed a number of buildings in the county.

These buildings include:

*Arley Hall [de Figueiredo P, Treuherz J. "Cheshire Country Houses", pp. 23–27 (Phillimore; 1988) (ISBN 0 85033 655 4).]
*Northwich Union Workhouse, now the Salt Museum
*Chapel at Tilstone Fearnall [de Figueiredo P & Treuherz J, p. 132.]
*Willington Hall
*Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wistaston

Latham was approached by John Tollemache, 1st Baron Tollemache with the prospect of becoming the architect for Peckforton Castle. However he was not appointed to the position and received £2,000 in compensation. The architect ultimately appointed was Anthony Salvin. [cite journal | quotes = | last =Durdey | first =Ronald | authorlink = | coauthors = | date = | year =2007–2008 | month = | title =John Tollemache and his Castle | journal =Cheshire History | volume = 47| issue = | pages =81 | issn =0141-8696 | pmid = | doi = | id = | url = | language = | format = | accessdate = | laysummary = | laysource = | laydate = | quote = ] Latham was also commissioned by Hungerford Crewe, 3rd Baron Crewe to carry out alterations to Crewe Hall in 1836, but was replaced by Edward Blore. [de Figueiredo P & Treuherz J, p. 66.]

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