Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Atkinson, Peter (1725-1805)

ATKINSON, PETER (1725–1805), architect, was born at Ripon, trained for a carpenter, became the assistant of John Carr, an architect of York, and was engaged upon many works in his employ. He afterwards succeeded to Carr's practice. He erected a large mansion for Sir John V. B. Johnstone at Hackness, near Scarborough.

[Dictionary of Architectural Publication Society, 1853.]

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