William Bell

  • Description

    Article by W. Fawcett, 2011, in Railway Architecture of North East England, includes a photograph of William Bell. "William Bell occupies a special position in the development of NER architecture, having spent his whole career with the company and served as Chief Architect for almost four decades: from January 1877 to the end of 1914. During this time, the NER reverted to using a mildly updated version of the arched trainshed roof pioneered by John Dobson at Newcastle Central, and good examples of this are to be found at Darlington Bank Top Station (completed 1887), the remodelled Hull Station (1903-5) and the extensions of the early eighteen-nineties at Newcastle itself....."
  • Owner

    Railway Architecture of North East England
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.railwayarchitecture.org.uk/People/architects/William%20Bell/William%20Bell.htm
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 8 months ago
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