Bond, John Linnell (DNB00)

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Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 05
Bond, John Linnell

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BOND, JOHN LINNELL (1766–1837), architect, was educated at the Royal Academy, where he gained a gold medal in 1786. He occasionally exhibited at the academy up to 1797. After devoting some years to the study of ancient architecture in Italy and Greece commenced the practice of his profession in London, and designed several large mansions. He also prepared the architectural design for Waterloo Bridge. To the 'Literary Gazette' he contributed a number of papers on architectural subjects. He was well versed in the classics and left behind him a translation of Vitruvius. He died in Newman Street, 6 Nov. 1837.

[Gent. Mag. new ser. viii. 655; Literary Gazette for 1837, p. 724; Redgrave's Dictionary of Artists of the English School, pp. 46-7.]