Dr Lynne Walker, BA (TN), PhD (London)

History of women and architecture, 1600 - 2000

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Lynne Walker set up and now runs the course, An Introduction to Visual Sources for Historians, at the IHR and contributes to the MA in Contemporary British History at the CCBH.

Research and publications

She is writing a history of gender, space and architecture in Britain (17 th century to the present) and her current research interests also include “Women and Church Art” (Sage, forthcoming), as well as a special study of “Lady Anne Clifford” (Lund Humphries, forthcoming).


  • Drawing on Diversity ( London , 1997); as editor and author
  • Women Architects: Their Work ( London , 1984)
  • Cracks in the Pavement ( London , 1992)
  • As editor, William Morris ( Madrid , 1984).


  • “Political Pincushions: decorating the abolitionist interior” (Manchester, 1999 with Vron Ware)
  • “Home and Away: The Feminist Mapping of Public and Private Space in Victorian London” (in The Unknown City, Cambridge MA/London, 2001)
  • ”Women Patron Builders in Britain: identity, difference and memory in spatial and material culture”( Local/Global , Aldershot, 2006)
  • “Locating the Global/Rethinking the Local: Suffrage Politics, Architecture and Space” ( Women's Studies Quarterly , 2006).