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1. Sir George Gilbert. 1811--78, British architect, prominent in the Gothic revival. He restored many churches and cathedrals and designed the Albert Memorial (1863) and St Pancras Station (1865)
2. his grandson, Sir Giles Gilbert. 1880--1960, British architect, whose designs include the Anglican cathedral in Liverpool (1904--78) and the new Waterloo Bridge (1939--45)
3. Paul (Mark). 1920--78, British novelist, who is best known for the series of novels known as the "Raj Quartet": The Jewel in the Crown (1966), The Day of the Scorpion (1968), The Towers of Silence (1972), and A Division of the Spoils (1975). Staying On (1977) won the Booker Prize
4. Sir Peter (Markham). 1909--89, British naturalist, wildlife artist, and conservationist, noted esp for his paintings of birds. He founded (1946) the Slimbridge refuge for waterfowl in Gloucestershire
5. his father, Robert Falcon. 1868--1912, British naval officer and explorer of the Antarctic. He commanded two Antarctic expeditions (1901--04; 1910--12) and reached the South Pole on Jan. 18, 1912, shortly after Amundsen; he and the rest of his party died on the return journey
6. Sir Walter. 1771--1832, Scottish romantic novelist and poet. He is remembered chiefly for the "Waverley" historical novels, including Waverley (1814), Rob Roy (1817), The Heart of Midlothian (1818), inspired by Scottish folklore and history, and Ivanhoe (1819), Kenilworth (1821), Quentin Durward (1823), and Redgauntlet (1824). His narrative poems include The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805), Marmion (1808), and The Lady of the Lake (1810)
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INTERESTINGLY, George Gilbert Scott junior was the eldest son of Sir Gilbert Scott, architect of the Albert Memorial, and father of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, the designer of Battersea Power Station.
In 1875, George Gilbert Scott said that the effect of Ruskin's writing on architecture "has been enormous, and in the main beneficial" (144).
The hotel was designed, in a singularly over-the-top Gothic Revival style, by Sir George Gilbert Scott (his restoration of Bangor Cathedral did not, in my view, confer any architectural favours on the original mediaeval structure).
Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron took the original building, designed by eminent Victorian architect George Gilbert Scott, and turned it into one of the most memorable, ambitious art museums in the world.
A plaque to Francis Skidmore, who carried out the metalwork for the design by Sir George Gilbert Scott, was unveiled in Coventry earlier this month.
Hugh talked about how raising the PS1,000 would help the church, which was opened in 1871 after being designed by renowned architect Sir George Gilbert Scott.
Y tebygrwydd yw fod y cerrig yma yn dod yn wreiddiol o eglwys, efallai wir o eglwys Santes Fair yn y dre, Y son yw fod rhain wedi cael eu hachub gan Tan-y-Coed yn ystod cyfnod atgyweirio Santes Fair gan George Gilbert Scott rhwng 1853 ac 1856.
The 14 chapters detail the history and fabric of the original building, the influence of its style, the role of the monks, its original purpose and later use as a record office, 2-story chapter houses in England, the restoration by George Gilbert Scott, the tile pavement, the roof, and the stained glass.
Westminster Abbey's Chapter House, which dates to the 12th Century and was the birthplace of Parliament, hasn't undergone any significant repair work since the 19th Century when Sir George Gilbert Scott, the celebrated Victorian architect, restored the faade.
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott it was of particular historical importance.