Arthur Bensly Whittingham; 1901-1986; architect, antiquary; Rutland, East Midlands

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Arthur Bensly Whittingham; 1901-1986; architect, antiquary; Rutland, East Midlands

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1901-1986

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Son of Walter Godfrey Whittingham, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich. Brought up in Rutland, he qualified as an architect and practised in the 1930s at 10 Tower Street and 11 Neale Place, Ipswich. In 1932 he was appointed Surveyor to Norwich Cathedral and on his retirement in 1963 he became archaeological adviser to the Dean and Chapter. An antiquary and, though he published comparatively little, authority on medieval architecture, he inherited the interests and many of the papers of his grandfather W.T. Bensly, antiquary and Chapter Clerk.

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Rutland, East Midlands

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architect; antiquary

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GB/153/NM/7170

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Created on: 08/11/2005 by Droip

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