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W. G. R. Sprague, theatre architect, dies

William George Robert Sprague, the renowned theatre architect, has died only four years after his last theatre opened. Sprague was the architect of Streatham Hill Theatre (along with W. H. Barton) which opened in November 1929.

Sprague lived for a while in nearby Herne Hill.

W G R Sprague’s former house in Herne Hill – 2 Warmington Road, SE24 9LA

Sprague was a prolific Theatre Architect working during the late 1800s and early 1900s and responsible for about forty buildings. There’s more about Sprague on the Arthur Lloyd website and WikiPedia.