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Grinling Gibbons

Person  Male  Born 14/4/1648  Died 3/8/1721

Categories: Sculpture

Countries: Netherlands

Born Rotterdam. Wood carver and sculptor. Other works in London: a marble font in St James's Piccadilly, carvings in Whitehall Palace. Lived and died in Bow Street. See Discovering London for some more info. A London Inheritance has a good post on St Mary Abchurch where a fine and rare piece of Gibbons carving can be seen.

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Grinling Gibbons

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Bow Street

Bow Street was formed about 1637. It has been the residence of many notable m...

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King Cadwaladr

St Martin within Ludgate King Cadwal built the first church here, just inside...

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Old Admiralty Building

In the mid 16th century this site was the timber yard for the nearby Whitehal...

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Grinling Gibbons

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Charles I statue

Made in 1633 during Charles I's reign, London’s oldest bronze statue was inte...

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James II statue

Sculpted by Grinling Gibbons or one of his pupils this is considered a very f...

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Robert Clayton statue

The inscription is quite badly damaged but we found a transcription in a 1776...

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