Person    | Male  Born 9/6/1862  Died 4/2/1946

Sir Herbert Baker

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born and brought up in Kent, trained as an architect in London. 1892 went to South Africa where he gained many important commissions. During a brief return to Britain in 1904 he married. In 1912 he went to India where he worked with Lutyens on New Delhi. Back in Britain from 1913 his London work includes: South Africa House in Trafalgar Square; India House in the Aldwych; the rebuilding of Soane's Bank of England; London House, many with his partner, Scott, one of the four principal architects of the Imperial War Graves Commission - see Blomfield for the others.

Went on to work in Kenya, France and Australia. Died in the family home where he was born, Owletts, in Kent. This is a National Trust property and can be visited.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Sir Herbert Baker

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Harrow School - War Memorial Building

The Harrow School War Memorial Building, Memorial Shrine, Ceremonial Staircas...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Sir Herbert Baker

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Emmeline Pankhurst monument

Walker sculpted the statue, Baker designed the plinth. Unveiled by Baldwin. ...

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W. G. Grace - Lord's

{On the plaque on the gate pier:} To the memory of William Gilbert Grace, the...

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Other Subjects

Széchenyi  Bridge

Széchenyi Bridge

Designed by William Tierney Clark, it spans the River Danube between Buda and Pest, the western and eastern sides of Budapest. It was the first permanent bridge across the Danube.

Building, Architecture, Hungary

1 memorial
Benjamin Wyatt

Benjamin Wyatt

Baptized at St Marylebone. Designed the Drury Lane Theatre. Died, unmarried, in Stanhope Street, York Place, Regent's Park, leaving everything to his long-time servant, Martha.

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Rodney Gordon

Rodney Gordon

Architect.  Graduated from the Architectural Association School in 1957. His first job at the London County Council Architects department was to design this London Underground substation, dedicated...

Person, Architecture

1 memorial
Our Lady of the Assumption Deptford

Our Lady of the Assumption Deptford

Originally founded as a mission in 1842, it was built to serve the local Catholic community, many of whom had come from Ireland to work on the railways and in the shipyards. 

Building, Architecture, Religion

1 memorial
Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Located at 47 Portland Place.

Group, Architecture, Poland

3 memorials