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The four Adam brothers: John (1721-1792, born Edinburgh), Robert - the important one, James and William, (1738-1822, suicide) together designed classical buildings. Father was an architect. Ini...
Group, Property, Architecture, Scotland
Born Edinburgh. Died 13 Albemarle Street. By 1754 had joined the family architectural firm. One of four Adam brothers.
Person, Architecture, Scotland
Born in Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland. Died 13 Albemarle Street and is buried in Westminster Abbey. Robert is the most celebrated of the four Adam brothers, who together designed classical build...
Person, Architecture, Seriously Famous, Scotland
The Adam brothers built a very large development including a run of houses with a terrace that over-looked the river, which was much closer before the Embankment was built. It was this terrace that...
Designed and built by Rowland Mason Ordish, as an Ordish-Lefeuvre system modified cable-stayed bridge. It proved to be structurally unsound, so between 1884 and 1887 Sir Joseph Bazalgette incorpora...
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Born: 25/3/1906, 111 years ago
Person, History, Literature, TV & Radio
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