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Maufe, Sir Edward Brantwood (1883-1974) Knight

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Born in Ilkley, Yorkshire (12 December 1883); pupil to William A Pite, architect, of London (1899-1904); studied architecture at St John's College Oxford (BA 1908, MA 1919); changed his name by deed poll from Muff to Maufe; studied design at the Architectural Association school; ARIBA (1910) and RIBA (1920); marreid Gladys Stutchbury (1910) and had one son; set up his own practice; his first commission was Kelling Hall, Norfolk (1912); won the competition to design Guildford Cathedral (1932); member of Faculty of Architecture, British School at Rome (1934-1951); elected ARA (1938) and RA (1947); principal architect (UK), then chief architect and artistic advisor to the Imperial War Graves Commission (1943-1969); knighted for his work with the Commission (1954); died at his home at Shepherd's Hill, Buxted, Sussex (12 December 1974)


Archival Resources
Number noted: 3

Papers relating to work for Imperial War Graves Commission,
Held at: Private
Document reference: passim

Correspondence and papers, professional and personal, 1908-1974
Held at: Royal Institute of British Architects Library
Document reference: MaE/1-151

Correspondence and papers, 1940-68
Held at: University of Pennsylvania: Van Pelt Library
Other information: NUC MS 71-1831
Comments: Access by appointment only

Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55