W. D. Caröe (1857-1938)

Prominent church architect and designer of the Arts and Crafts Movement. William Douglas Caröe was a pupil of John Loughborough Pearson, and his firm, Caroe & Partners, was established in 1884. The firm has maintained a long association with St Davids Cathedral after he succeeded Oldrid Scott as Cathedral architect in 1907.

Further reading

Barrie Armstrong and Wendy Armstrong, The Arts and Crafts Movement in the North West of England: A Handbook (Wetherby: Oblong, 2005), p.219.

Jennifer M. Freeman, W.D. Caröe: his architectural achievement (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1991).



Sites associated with this person
   as architect: Church of St Mary, Llandovery , Carmarthenshire
   as architect: Church of St Mary, Brecon , Powys
   as architect: Church of St Chad, Hanmer , Wrexham
   as architect: Church of St Cynllo, Llanbister , Powys
   as architect: Church of St Illtyd, Llantwit Major , Vale of Glamorgan
   as architect: Church of St Mary, Haverfordwest , Pembrokeshire
   as architect: Church of the Holy Trinity, Newcastle Emlyn , Carmarthenshire
   as architect: Church of All Saints, Gresford , Wrexham
   as architect: Church of St David and St Cyfelach, Llangyfelach , Swansea
   as architect: Church of St Teilo, Bishopston , Swansea
   as architect: Carmarthenshire County Museum, Abergwili , Carmarthenshire
   as architect: Brecon Cathedral, Brecon , Powys
   as architect: Church of St Michael, Cwmystwyth , Ceredigion
   as architect: Church of St Illtyd, Pembrey , Carmarthenshire
   as architect: Church of St David, Blaenporth , Ceredigion


Your search found 12 results.
  The Last Supper The Last Supper
designer: W. D. Caröe
1907
Church of St Seiriol, Penmaenmawr, Conwy
sanctuary
  Christ with St John and St Paul Christ with St John and St Paul
designer: W. D. Caröe
1909
St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
pulpitum
  Crucifixion with Mary and John Crucifixion with Mary and John
designer: W. D. Caröe
artist: Nathaniel Hitch
about 1913
Church of All Saints, Gresford, Wrexham
east wall of Lady Chapel
  Cross with the Symbols of the Four Evangelists Cross with the Symbols of the Four Evangelists
designer: W. D. Caröe
1916
Church of St David and St Cyfelach, Llangyfelach, Swansea
rood screen
  Figures on the Rood Screen Figures on the Rood Screen
designer: W. D. Caröe
artist: Nathaniel Hitch
about 1926-1930
Church of St Milburga, Llanfilo, Powys
rood screen
  Rood Rood
designer: W. D. Caröe
artist: Frederick Brook Hitch
about 1931
St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
east end of the nave
  The Symbols of the Four Evangelists and the Adoration of the Lamb The Symbols of the Four Evangelists and the Adoration of the Lamb
designer: W. D. Caröe
artist: Frederick Brook Hitch
patron: Jenkinson
about 1932
St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
Chapel of St Edward the Confessor (south aisle of the retrochoir)
  Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
designer: W. D. Caröe
artist: Frederick Brook Hitch
patron: Jenkinson
about 1932
St David's Cathedral, St Davids, Pembrokeshire
Chapel of St Edward the Confessor (south aisle of the retrochoir)
  Christ Reigning from the Cross Christ Reigning from the Cross
Designer: W. D. Caröe
about 1934
Church of St Edmund, Crickhowell, Powys
east wall of the south aisle
  The Crucifixion with Saints The Crucifixion with Saints
designer: W. D. Caröe
1937
Brecon Cathedral, Brecon, Powys
east wall of the chancel




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