Person    | Male  Born 1685  Died 12/4/1748

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 and supporter, Lord Burlington. Designed a number of important London buildings, some still extant, including: Treasury Buildings Whitehall, Horse Guards Whitehall, some interiors at Chiswick House, and the landscaping of Alexander Pope's Twickenham Villa. At the picture source you can also see some of his interiors. Died Burlington House.

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William Kent

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Kent arch

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Beryl Brownsword

Beryl Brownsword

Architect and conservationist. After WW2 she worked in the architectural practice run by Richard Sheppard. She was particularly active in the Bedford Park Society where she monitored planning appli...

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Frank Saunders & Partners

Frank Saunders & Partners

Architects based in SW1, active in 1969.

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restoration of east wing of south front of Guildhall

restoration of east wing of south front of Guildhall

Restored according to the original design and as built by George Dance RA in 1788.

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C. H. James

C. H. James

Architect. Born Gloucester. War & Son provides the rest of this page: Charles Holloway James was born in Gloucestershire in 1893 and worked as a draughtsman for local architect, Walter Brian W...

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