In 2002/3 as part
of my MA course at Oxford Brookes I produced a dissertation on the work
of a little known Edwardian Architect C. H. B. Quennell.
conservation officers I was frustrated at how little information was
available on some architects and the difficulty, in the absence of such
work, to convince people that they are worthy of greater consideration.
identified 360 buildings by Quennell, ranging from carefully
considered Neo-Georgian houses in Bickley to rather ugly (but
listed) early modernist houses for Crittall's in Essex.
Always keen to
pursue new leads if any of you come across a Quennell building, or
anything referring or relating to Quennell please let me know.