William Venn Gough

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William Venn Gough (1842–1918) was an architect responsible for a number of prominent buildings in Bristol. His works include the Cabot Tower, Colston's Girls' School, Trinity Road Library, St Aldhelm's church[1] and South Street School[2] in Bedminster, the village hall in Yatton,[3] and Port of Bristol Authority Docks Office, now Queen Square House, in Queen Square.

Gough collaborated with Archibald Ponton on buildings such as Bristol's Granary on Welsh Back.[4][5]

From 1872 he had an office at Athenaeum Chambers, Nicholas Street, Bristol. and then from 1898 to 1906 at 98, Hampton Road, Bristol. He then moved to 24, Bridge Street, Bristol until 1914.[6]


  1. ^ "Bristol, St. Aldhelm, Bedminster". churchplansonline.org. Historic Churches Preservation Trust. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  2. ^ Andrew Foyle (2004). Bristol. Yale University Press. p. 280. ISBN 978-0-300-10442-4. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  3. ^ "A Bit of History". Yatton Village Hall website. Retrieved March 22, 2013.
  4. ^ Thom Gorst (6 December 2012). The Buildings Around Us. Taylor & Francis. p. 37. ISBN 978-1-135-82328-3. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  5. ^ John Dixon Hunt; Faith M. Holland (1982). The Ruskin Polygon: Essays on the Imagination of John Ruskin. Manchester University Press. p. 86. ISBN 978-0-7190-0834-4. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  6. ^ "William Venn Gough". Directory of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 2007-05-21.