Authorized Form of NameBlore; Edward (1787-1879); architect
TypeOfEntityPerson
SurnameBlore
ForenamesEdward
Dates1787-1879
Code262
Epithetarchitect
ActivityCommissioned by Archbishop Howley to rebuild Lambeth Palace, the principal seat of the archbishops of Canterbury, in 1829 at a cost of £58,000. He completed the work in 1838. Elected a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries (1823)
RelationshipsThe eldest child of Thomas Blore (1764–1818), antiquary and topographer, and his first wife (his cousin), Margaret Blore (1761–1791). Blore married Sarah Ann (Anne) (1819) daughter of the Revd W. Hodges, vicar of Mattersey, Northamptonshire; they had five daughters and three sons.
GenderMale
SourceNational Register of Archives; Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; H.M. Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (1995); Directory of British Architects 1834-1900, comp. A. Felstead, J. Franklin and L. Pinfield (R.I.B.A., 1993)

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MS 1726 ff. 1-4Letter from Lavinia, wife of George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer, to Edward Blore, concerning the reconstruction of Lambeth Palace (ff. 1-2).1828MSS/1726/1-4
ICBS 3237Church name: WINDSOR, NEW, Holy Trinity1843-1844ICBS/FILE/03237
ICBS 2272Church name: BARKINGSIDE, Holy Trinity1837-1841ICBS/FILE/02272
ICBS 1279Church name: LEYTON, St. John the Baptist, Leytonstone1830-1834ICBS/FILE/01279
ICBS 1822Church name: WESTMINSTER, St. Mary, Tothill Fields1835-1839ICBS/FILE/01822
ICBS 955Church name: POOLE, St. Mary, Longfleet1828-1833ICBS/FILE/00955
MS 3563Miscellaneous Papers1600-1943MSS/3563
MS 2949WATERCOLOURS OF LAMBETH PALACE1829-1833MSS/2949
ICBS 1787 ff 3-25Church name: ROMFORD, St. Edward the Confessor1840-1847ICBS/FILE/01787ff3-25
ICBS 4058Church name: CASTOR, St. Kyneburgha1848-1851ICBS/FILE/04058
ICBS 2919Church name: NOAK HILL, St. Thomas1841-1842ICBS/FILE/02919
ICBS 937Church name: CANFORD MAGNA, Parish Church1828-1830ICBS/FILE/00937
MS 3104-3105BLORE'S PLANS FOR REBUILDING LAMBETH PALACE1829MSS/3104-3105
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