Sir Arnold Thornely KBE
(1870-1953)

Died aged 82

Sir Arnold Thornely (7 October 1870 – 1 October 1953) was an English architect who practised in Liverpool. Although most of his designs were for buildings in Liverpool and the northwest of England, he is best known for the Parliament Buildings in Belfast, Northern Ireland (commonly known as Stormont). Thornely was knighted in 1932, and in the following year received the Bronze Medal of the Royal Institute of British Architects for Ulster.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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Built 1923-1937 India Buildings Designed by A. Thornely & H. J. Rowse Home of the Alfred Holt & Co Shipping Line The site of the first India Buildings built 1837-1839

India Buildings, Water Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they designed (1923-1937)

Built 1920 West Africa House Designed by Briggs, Wolstenholme & Thornely Former Bank of British West Africa

West Africa House, Water Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they designed (1920)