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William Wilkins

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William Wilkins

Person  Male  Born 31/8/1778  Died 31/8/1839

Categories: Architecture

Architect. Born in St Giles, Norwich. His first architectural work, was improvements to Thoresby Park, Nottinghamshire. He travelled throughout Europe and published his researches into both classical and gothic architecture. London buildings include: National Gallery, University College and what is now the Lanesborough Hotel at Hyde Park Corner. He was made an associate of the Royal Society in 1824. Died at Lensfield House, Cambridge, on his birthday.

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St George's Hospital - 1

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St George's Hospital - 2

St George’s Hospital was established on this site in 1733 in a country home b...

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