Person    | Male  Born 13/7/1811  Died 27/3/1878

Sir George Gilbert Scott

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire. Often styled 'Sir Gilbert Scott'. His London work includes: St Giles' Church in Camberwell, St Mary Abbots in Kensington, the Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens, the Hotel at St Pancras and the Foreign Office in Whitehall. Grandfather of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. 1849 appointed Surveyor to Westminster Abbey, which led to a lot of work there. Died at his son's home where he was living, Courtfield House, Collingham Road, Kensington.

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

Sir George lived here 1856 - 1864.

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Vaughan Library

The Vaughan Library Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, this library was bu...

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Sir George Gilbert Scott

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Albert Memorial - Prince Albert

The bronze statue of Albert was originally gilded but this was removed in WW1...

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George V statue

Unveiled by George VI and we thank Jamie Davis for finding this link to the B...

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Westminster School - old boys fallen in Crimean War & Indian Rebellion

The inscription was written by the Rev. T. W. Weare, Under-Master of Westmins...

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Herbert Huntly-Gordon

Herbert Huntly-Gordon

Architect and speculative builder.  Worked closely with the manufacturers Doulton and Company to produce a rough-faced terracotta for this type of neo-renaissance architectural decoration.  Ornamen...

Person, Architecture, Property

1 memorial
Barking Abbey

Barking Abbey

Former royal monastery. Founded by St Erkenwald, whose sister, Aethelburg, was the first abbess. Destroyed by the Danes it was rebuilt in the 10th century. William the Conqueror stayed here after h...

Building, Architecture, Religion

1 memorial
Merton Place

Merton Place

Country house, built about 1750 for Henry Pratt. Lord Nelson arrived here in 1801 after his separation from his wife Fanny.  In his time the grounds were extensive, a quarter square mile.  He used ...

Building, Architecture

2 memorials
Sir Herbert Baker and Scott

Sir Herbert Baker and Scott

Architects.  Later Vernon Helbing joined the firm. Sir Herbert Baker was one of the four principal architects of the Imperial War Graves Commission, See Blomfield for the others.

Group, Architecture

1 memorial
C. A. Hart

C. A. Hart

Active in 1988.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial