Eric Gill
(1882-1940)

Died aged c. 58

Arthur Eric Rowton Gill ARA (/ˈɡɪl/; 22 February 1882 – 17 November 1940) was an English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He is a controversial figure, with his well-known religious views and subject matter generally viewed as being at odds with his sexual behaviour, including his erotic art. Gill was named Royal Designer for Industry, the highest British award for designers, by the Royal Society of Arts. He also became a founder-member of the newly established Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

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Eric Gill stone carver was born in this house on the 22nd February 1882

31 Hamilton Road, Brighton, United Kingdom where they was born (1882)

Stone carver wood engraver typographer Eric Gill 1882-1940 lived at no. 2 North Walls (now demolished) 1897-1899

North Walls, Chichester, United Kingdom where they lived

Eric Gill Sculptor Lived here 1907-1913

28 High Street, Ditchling, United Kingdom where they lived (1907-1913)