Cottingham, Lewis Nicholas
Cottingham, Lewis Nicholas a reputable English architect, was born in 1787, in Suffolk. He went to London, and was employed by a skilful architect and surveyor. He commenced his professional career in 1814. In 1822 he received his first public appointment as architect and surveyor to the Cook's Company; in 1825 was appointed architect of the cathedral at Rochester; in 1829 was the successful competitor for the restoration of the interior of the chapel of Magdalen College, Oxford; and in 1833 was intrusted with the restoration of St. Alban's abbey church. He was afterwards employed in the restoration of a number of churches and cathedrals in England and Ireland. He died about 1847.