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Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

Person   Born 10/9/1753 Died 20/1/1837

Architect and collector. Boring Goring-on-Thames, son of a bricklayer.  Architect of the Bank of England, the Dulwich Picture Gallery and his own tomb.  He also rebuilt much of Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, which he had bought in 1801 as a country home and as a place where he could teach architecture to his two sons.  They turned out not to be interested or capable enough (they were also unsatisfactory just as sons) and he sold it in 1810. Died at home 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields.

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This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

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44660

Burdett-Coutts Memorial Sundial

This elaborate piece of high Victoriana was designed by George Highton of Bri...

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45107

Sir John Soane statue

Soane designed the Bank of England in 1793. It was rebuilt between the wars a...

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45493

Soane's Tomb

This beautiful and sombre monument incorporates Soane's favourite emblems of ...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

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45493

Soane's Tomb

This beautiful and sombre monument incorporates Soane's favourite emblems of ...

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