Architecture: George Skipper

I began a PhD (doctorate) based around the work of this Norwich architect. I was examining the role of the architectural press of the day in his rapidly changing styles. My title was "The Professional Practice of the Provincial Edwardian Architect" and sadly I had to give it up through lack of time. More George Skipper images to follow.
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Hotel de Paris, Cromer, Norfolk, photo by Cameron Self, via Flickr

Worked here as a waitress when I was

Royal Arcade, Norwich by George Skipper

Royal Arcade, Norwich by George Skipper

Sennowe Park near Guist in Norfolk.  Designed by George Skipper and completed in 1907 for Thomas Cook the grandson of the famous tour operator whose great great grandson still owns the estate today!

Sennowe Park near Guist in Norfolk. Designed by George Skipper and completed in 1907 for Thomas Cook the grandson of the famous tour operator whose great great grandson still owns the estate today!

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George Skipper green plaque by sleepymyf, via Flickr

George Skipper green plaque by sleepymyf, via Flickr

Canterbury House, 431 Unthank Rd, Norwich, Norfolk by mira66, via Flickr

Canterbury House, 431 Unthank Rd, Norwich, Norfolk by mira66, via Flickr

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club 2 by Colonel Blink, via Flickr

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club 2 by Colonel Blink, via Flickr

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Norwich Union headquarters, Norwich by Sutton Views, via Flickr

Norwich Union headquarters, Norwich by Sutton Views, via Flickr

George John Skipper by mira66, via Flickr

George John Skipper by mira66, via Flickr

Surrey House by Jim (jaytay), via Flickr

Surrey House by Jim (jaytay), via Flickr

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