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Gimson’s architectural work

His architectural work was limited to the following buildings: 
   Inglewood, Ratcliffe Road, Leicester, 1892
   The White House, Leicester, 1897 for Arthur Gimson
   A pair of cottages near Markfield in the Charnwood Forest, Leicestershire, 1987 for James Billson
   Stoneywell Cottage in the Charnwood Forest, 1898 for Sydney Gimson
   Lea Cottage in the Charnwood Forest, 1898 for Mentor Gimson
   Rockyfield Cottage in the Charnwood Forest, 1908 for Margaret Gimson
   The Leasowes, his own cottage at Sapperton, Gloucestershire, 1903
   Long Orchard, a cob cottage at Budleigh Salterton, 1912 for Basil Young.
   A pair of cottages at Kelmscott, Gloucestershire, 1915 for May Morris
   The assembly hall at Bedales School, Hampshire, 1910
   The memorial library at Bedales School, Hampshire, built posthumously in 1920
   The village hall at Kelmscott, built posthumously in 1933 for May Morris
 
View of Sapperton cottage with dovecote
View of Sapperton cottage with dovecote
 
He also extended a number of houses in Gloucestershire and played a major role in the design of Happisburgh Manor, Norfolk, a butterfly plan house built by Detmar Blow in 1900. From 1917 he worked with Fred Griggs on a number of architectural projects including Stoneyhurst College, Lancashire and a house at Norsebury, near Winchester.
 
He entered two major architectural competitions in about 1911: for the new head offices for the Port of London Authority and for the new state capital at Canberra, Australia.
 
Detail of Canberra design
Detail of Canberra design, drawn by Alfred Powell