Basic Biographical Details

Name: Arthur Stranraer Mull
Designation: Architect
Born: 8 June 1924
Bio Notes: Arthur Stranraer Mull was born on 8 June 1924. He studied at the Glasgow School of Architecture from September 1947, whilst at the same time gaining practical experience in the office of Arthur Bracewell. He passed the intermediate exam in June 1951 and received his diploma in June 1952. In that year he was awarded the Bellahouston Travelling Scholarship, enabling him to spend four weeks in France; and in December he was given the Glasgow Corporation's medal for Civic Design. By that time he had obtained a post at Dumbarton County Council. He passed the professional practice exam in October 1953 and was admitted ARIBA on 2 February 1954, his proposers being William McCrea and Walter Underwood.

He worked for Rutherglen Burgh Council before moving to England and commencing private practice, also in 1954, in partnership with Edward B Parkinson in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. He was elected FRIBA on 4 October 1967, proposed by Parkinson, William Parker Dyson and Marshall Sisson. By that time the practice title was Parkinson, Mull & Fawcett.

Mull resigned his RIBA membership in 1994, but continued to live in Huntingdon.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 53, Alfred Terrace, Glasgow, ScotlandPrivate1954 *  
Item 2 of 5Murray Place, Dollar, Clackmannanshire, ScotlandPrivatec. 1954  
Item 3 of 5Montagu House, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EnglandBusinessc. 1957  
Item 4 of 5Fenwood, Hollow Lane, Ramsey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EnglandPrivate1967 *  
Item 5 of 5Whitwell Chambers, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, EnglandBusiness1967 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 4Arthur Bracewell19471952ApprenticeWhilst studying at Glasgow School of Art
Item 2 of 4Royal Burgh of Rutherglen Architect's Department (later Rutherglen Borough Council)19521954 Role title unclear
Item 3 of 4Dunbartonshire County Architects Department1954 *  Role unclear
Item 4 of 4Parkinson, Mull & FawcettBefore 1964 * PartnerParkinson & Mull were in partnership from 1954; the title became Parkinson, Mull & Fawcett between 1960 and 1964.

* earliest date known from documented sources.


RIBA Proposers

The following individuals proposed this architect for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 5William Parker Dyson4 October 1967for Fellowship
Item 2 of 5William McCrea2 February 1954for Associateship
Item 3 of 5Edward B Parkinson4 October 1967for Fellowship
Item 4 of 5Marshall Sisson4 October 1967for Fellowship
Item 5 of 5Walter Underwood2 February 1954for Associateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 4RIBA1954RIBA Kalendar 1953-54   
Item 2 of 4RIBA1957The RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958 London: Royal Institute of British Architects 
Item 3 of 4RIBA1960The RIBA Kalendar 1959-19601959-1960  
Item 4 of 4RIBA1964The RIBA Kalendar 1964-65   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this architect:
 SourceArchive NameSource Catalogue No.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers A no15679 (stored under F5845); F no5845 (combined box 103)