Person    | Male  Born 20/9/1814  Died 21/2/1895

Ewan Christian

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born Marylebone. Designed the National Portrait Gallery. Primarily worked on churches though he found time to design about 120 houses. Died at the home he had designed for himself, 'Thwaitehead', 50 Well Walk, Hampstead.

We've found a few other architects who built houses for themselves, listed at Geoffrey Darke.

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Ewan Christian

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Christ Church Spitalfields - alterations

"Entensive" seems to be a portmanteau (mash-up) of "extensive" and "intensive".

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St Mary Somerset - Ewan Christian

The dates given on the plaque are about the time that the church ceased funct...

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Royal Opera Arcade

Royal Opera Arcade

Designed by John Nash, completed in 1816-18, considered to be London's oldest existing arcade having survived a fire, dereliction and the blitz. See Her Majesty's Theatre for the history of the bui...

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1 memorial
Studio Weave

Studio Weave

A London-based idiosyncratic architecture practice.  The picture we have used is from their page about the Aldgate project.

Group, Architecture, Art

1 memorial
John Young & Son

John Young & Son

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Group, Architecture

1 memorial
Sir Ebenezer Howard

Sir Ebenezer Howard

Founder of the garden city movement. Born 62 Fore Street. Travelled to America in 1871 where he tried farming and was in Chicago at the time that it was being rebuilt after a great fire. The new su...

Person, Architecture, Property, Social Welfare, USA

1 memorial