A.W.N. Pugin (1812-1852)

Architect and designer born in London. Augustus Northmore Welby Pugin worked with Charles Barry on the designs for the Houses of Parliament in London, and designed numerous influential churches and houses. Together with his publications on medieval architecture and design he was a principal motivating force behind the Victorian Gothic Revival. He worked closely with John Hardman who produced metalwork and stained glass to his design, John Crace (painting and soft furnishing), Herbert Minton (ceramic tiles) and George Myers ('Pugin's builder').

For more about Pugin and a fuller bibliography (including a list of his own publications) see the Pugin Society.

Further reading

Rosemary Hill, 'A.W.N. Pugin and Viscount Feilding' True Principles: The Journal of the Pugin Society, vol. iii, no. v (2008), 25-31.

Rosemary Hill, God's Architect: Pugin and the building of romantic Britain (London: Allen Lane, 2007).

Pugin: A Gothic Passion (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994).

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 81-2, 88-9, 99-100.

Stanley A. Shepherd, The Stained Glass of A W N Pugin (Reading: Spire Books, 2009).



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  Carved Reredos with Figures Carved Reredos with Figures
designer: A.W.N. Pugin
about 1850
Church of St David, Pantasaph, Flintshire
Lady Chapel
  Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
designer: A.W.N. Pugin
artist: George Myers
about 1850
Church of St David, Pantasaph, Flintshire
south wall of south aisle
  St Paul St Paul
firm/studio: John Hardman & Co.
designer: A.W.N. Pugin
1850
Church of St Paul, Bryncoedifor, Gwynedd
south wall of the sanctuary


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