Harry Bell Measures

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Harry Bell Measures (* 1862 ; † 1940 ) was a British architect .

Measures worked for William Willett from 1884 to 1892, designing a number of high quality homes for the affluent in London and the south east of England . They were mostly built in the Queen Anne style and consisted of red bricks, which corresponded to the taste of the time. He then worked for the philanthropist Lord Rowton and designed hostels for workers in London and Birmingham . His most famous structures are several station buildings of the Central London Railway , a route of the London Underground (today's Central Line ). Measures was also director of barracks at the Department of Defense and, as such, was responsible for new buildings such as the Redford Barracks in Edinburgh .


  • David Lawrence: Underground Architecture . Capital Transport, London 1994, ISBN 1-85414-160-0 .

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