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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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But comparison between the honest expression of the one with the elaborate front of the other was unfair, for whereas at King's Cross the railway company's hotel was a detached building on one side, at St Pancras the hotel--that gothic masterpiece by George Gilbert Scott (1811-78)--was sited in the obvious place, right in front of the great train shed by William Barlow (1812-1902).
Hafodunos Hall, near Llangernyw, in Conwy - This Grade I-listed Victorian mansion was designed by 19th century architect Sir George Gilbert Scott.
St Thomas's, which celebrates its 150th anniversary next year, was designed by the distinguished architect George Gilbert Scott.
Last night the Marchioness of Linlithgow, whose great grandfather Henry Robertson Sandbach commissioned Sir George Gilbert Scott to design the hall in 1864, also called for the building to be saved.
Available through the Market Harborough office of Strutt & Parker, the property dates to 1845 and was built by the eminent architect, George Gilbert Scott.
St Michael and All Angels, in Brownsover village, was rebuilt by Sir George Gilbert Scott just over 120 years ago, using features from an earlier structure.
Morris was attacking high Victorian architects like George Gilbert Scott who had proposed to 'restore' Tewkesbury Abbey to what he believed to be its original Gothic state, and in so doing scrape away all the changes and additions of intervening centuries.
Wyatt was buried in Westminster Abbey after a send-off that was only rivalled amongst architects by the funeral of George Gilbert Scott, but he died bankrupt.
Grade-I-listed Hafodunos Hall, near Llangernyw, in Conwy, was designed by 19th-century architect Sir George Gilbert Scott, who was also behind the Albert Memorial and St Pancras Station, both in London.
They have been given permission by The Churches Conservation Trust to hold the shows in St Stephen's, Copley, Halifax, which was designed by William Henry Crosland, son of a Huddersfield stone merchant and assistant to the famous architect George Gilbert Scott.
The hall, built in the 1860s and designed by George Gilbert Scott, was originally the home of the Sandbach family.