The Power of Pearson

Issue No. 56


November 2017

In praise of Pearson

Anthony Quiney looks back at the great Victorian architect John Loughborough Pearson, born two hundred years ago this year

The art of the eclectic

Simon Jenkins on the glory of the British railway station

Top Ten Endangered Buildings 2017

Harriet Lawrence tells their stories

From carriage to bungalow

Kathryn Ferry on seaside homes made from old railway carriages

Living Victorians: The King's Cross Gasholders

Richard Hill on the reappearance of these industrial landmarks

House notes

Moses Jenkins on the preservation of timber window shutters

Casework report

An update on the Society's recent casework

Book reviews

Shooting lodges, Brussels art nouveau, Alma-Tadema, and Oxfordshire

David Lloyd - an appreciation

Peter Howell remembers a great champion of Victorian architecture

News & views

From the restoration of the cathedral at Zanzibar to the unveiling of the altered Aston Webb screen at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Case Study

Lucy O'Connor on the restoration of the Natural History Museum Railings

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