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Herbert Tudor Buckland

Who was Herbert Buckland?

Mr Herbert Tudor Buckland was an architect active in the early-20th century. He was of the firm of Buckland and Haywood of Birmingham, England. Buckland was born in Barmouth, Wales and educated at King Edward's School, Birmingham and the school of architecture at Birmingham School of Art.

Life and Work

Buckland worked for C. E. Bateman at the firm Bateman and Bateman Buckland set up in independent practice in 1897, entering into partnership with Edward Haywood-Farmer in 1900. In 1914, he went into partnership with William Haywood.

Buckland served as architect to the City of Birmingham Education Committee after the abolition of school boards in 1902.

He was president of the Birmingham Architectural Association from 1919 to 1922, and vice-president of the Royal Institute of British Architects from 1923 to 1924

Buckland's work included:

  • Elan Valley Village (c.1909): an entire Model village built to service the work force of the newly constructed Elan Valley Dam.
  • 21 Yateley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham 1899, Grade I listed built for himself with a preserved Arts and Crafts period interior and garden based on a design by Gertrude Jekyll.
  • 15 Yateley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham 1901.
  • 19 Yateley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham 1901, built for Sir James Smith, first Lord Mayor of Birmingham
  • 60 Russell Road, Moseley, Birmingham 1906, built for John Chamberlain
  • Blythe Court, 7 Norfolk Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham 1911, built for Sir Harry Gilbert Barling, 1st Baronet.


'St. Hugh's College', A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1954), pp. 347-348. <; [accessed 19 November 2007]

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