Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Benjamin Plummer
Designation: Architect
Born: 16 December 1855
Died: 1925
Bio Notes: ArtArthur Benjamin Plummer was born on 16 December 1855 in Newcastle upon Tyne and articled to Matthew Thompson there, gaining experience in London before returning to Newcastle to set up business on his own account. He worked mainly on designs for churches and restorations and was Diocesan Surveyor for Lindisfarne from 1892. He was elected FRIBA on 3 June 1889. He was in partnership with John George Burrell from 1891-1900. After 1900 both partners worked alone. He died in 1925.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1Newcastle upon Tyne, EnglandBusiness   


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 3Henry Greig Badenoch2 December 1907for Fellowship
Item 2 of 3James Bruce2 December 1907for Fellowship
Item 3 of 3Herbert Ryle5 March 1906for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 3British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   
Item 2 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1914    
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Durham County Advertiser13 April 1934  p9 and photo