Francis Johnson & Partners Project File: Personal. Digby Roderick Harris

Scope and Content

Client: Various

Work undertaken: Various

Contains: Correspondence relating to projects, matters on which Digby R. Harris has been asked to advise, events he has been invited to take part in etc.

Includes references to the following:

English Heritage supporters and partners event 14 Dec 2000; Harris (Belmont) Charity and Wootton in Staffordshire; Church serviced board for St Michael's Garton with Grimston; Community of the Resurrection Mirfield; Church Cottage, Humbleton (Harris' own property); Application to be approved to undertake quinquennial inspections; Opinion re American architectural education; Opinion of Father Lovelady (Middlesbrough Diocese) re Francis Johnson; St Peter's Church, Humbleton; Rectory Farm, Goodmanham; Cantley Hall; Gas Caverns on land between Aldbrough and Garton; The Grange Hotel, York; Bettisfield Park ceilings, Spring Pond Farm, Laverstoke (last house detailed by Francis Johnson, never saw it completed); possible Country Life articles; The Elms, Roos; Advice re planning decisions for Jarrett Street, Hull; Bretby Park; Country Life articles re Messack House and Lazonby Manor; Francis Johnson's affiliation to the Bridlington Augustinian Society; 'Houses in the Landscape' article for Telegraph Magazine; Recommendation of the practice to Earl 'Willie' Peel by David Stapleton; Article for Field Magazine re Ash Tree Farm, South Newbald, and St Oswald's House, Hotham; No.41 Hoole Road, Chester; Settrington House cricket pavilion; No.82 New Cavendish Street, London; Short articles re Bretby Park, Holy Angels Church, Hoar Cross, and Blithfield Hall; Pen Mill Farm, Wincanton, Somerset; Lammel Beeches residential home for the elderly in York; Talk to the Georgian Society re Francis Johnson; FJs Scandinavian influenced 1950s and 1960s churches and his place amongst post war architects re an article in Country Life; Leeswood Hall; Yorkshire cantilevered stone staircases; No.107-109 Park Avenue and No.7 Salisbury Street, Hull; Holbrooke Grange, Long Lawford; Provision of slides for a talk by John Martin Robinson to the Chester Civic Trust; Proposed new house at Hotham for Edward Waterson; Request that Harris send his portfolio to HRH the Prince of Wales who has shown interest in his work; Elevation drawing of Daylesford House, Gloucester, by Harris for Anthony Bamford.

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