The Bosphorus with the Castles of Europe and Asia by Allom
St Peters Notting Hill, designed by Allom in the Italianate style
Holy Trinity Barnes, Alloms local church, which he designed and part-funded
He was born in Lambeth, south London, the son of a coachman from Suffolk. In 1819, he was apprenticed to architect Francis Goodwin for whom he worked until 1826. He then studied at the Royal Academy School. His designs for churches shown at exhibitions in 1824 and 1827 aroused considerable interest.