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Jan F. Groll

Categories: Architecture, Engineering

From Colonial Spectacles “John (or Jan) F. Groll was an architect and engineer.  After completing his studies in Delft, he worked for the department of public works in British India….”  We can't find out much about him, let alone a portrait so we are using his designs for the 1905 Peace Palace in The Hague - does the tower remind you of anything?

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Jan F. Groll

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St George's Circus - clock tower

Our image comes from Historic England where we found the designer, Groll, but...

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William Kent

William Kent

Painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings. Baptised in Yorkshire, on 1 January 1686. Began as a sign and coach painter. While on the Grand Tour he met his chief patron an...

Person, Architecture, Art, Craft / Design, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Maurice Adams

Maurice Adams

Architect. Born Maurice Bingham Adams. He was instrumental in the founding of Bedford Park in West London, where he designed many of the houses and parts of St Michael & All Angels Church. In 1...

Person, Architecture

5 memorials
The Royal Hospital Chelsea

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

A retirement and nursing home for British soldiers who are unfit for further duty due to injury or old age. They are popularly known as ‘Chelsea Pensioners’. Female pensioners were first admitted i...

Building, Architecture, Armed Forces, Gardens / Agriculture

1 memorial
Joseph Aloysius Hansom

Joseph Aloysius Hansom

Architect, founder/editor of The Builder and inventor of the Hansom cab.  Born York as Josephus Aloysius Handsom(e) into a Roman Catholic family.   Made a habit of snatching failure from the jaws o...

Person, Architecture, Transport

1 memorial
Sir Charles Barry

Sir Charles Barry

Born in London. Architect of the Houses of Parliament, after the 1834 fire. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Father of the architect Charles Barry Jnr, engineer Wolfe-Barry and th...

Person, Architecture

5 memorials