Richard Lane
(1795-1880)

Died aged c. 85

Richard Lane (3 April 1795 – 25 May 1880) was a distinguished English architect of the early and mid-19th century. Born in London and based in Manchester, he was known in great part for his restrained and austere Greek-inspired classicism. He also designed a few buildings – mainly churches – in the Gothic style. He was also known for masterplanning and designing many of the houses in the exclusive Victoria Park estate.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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The site of Chorlton-upon-Medlock Town Hall (1830 -1970). Richard Lane architect fl. (1815 - 1858). His Doric Portico still remains.

Grosvenor Street, All Saints, Manchester, United Kingdom where they created

City of Salford Heritage Site #7

Salford Town Hall (Grade II) Built 1825-1827 with later additions to rear The first important public undertaking of architect Richard Lane

Bexley Square, Salford, United Kingdom where they designed