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Robert Stephenson

Person  Male  Born 16/10/1803  Died 12/10/1859

Railway and civil engineer. Born near Newcastle upon Tyne. Son of George Stephenson who built "the Rocket" locomotive in 1827. Robert was Chief Engineer of the London to Birmingham Railway which opened in 1838, terminating at Euston. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Died at home at 34 Gloucester Square.

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Robert Stephenson

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Great Exhibition and Prince Albert

Designed by Joseph Durham with modifications by Sydney Smirke. Inaugurated by...

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Robert Stephenson statue

The scroll in his right hand probably represents engineering designs.

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Skempton Building plaques

2018: Eamonn Doyle has written to correct our "east to west", saying that the...

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