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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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Giles Gilbert Scott yw pensaer yr Eglwys Gadeiriol yn Lerpwl (yr un hen nid Paddy's Wigwam fel mae'r Sgowsars yn galw'r un Gatholig) a Giles hefyd oedd pensaer pwerdy Battersea sydd yn amlygu ei hun mor drawiadol yn fideo London Calling gan The Clash.
All Saints is being marketed by Chester-based agents Denton Clark as a "development opportunity" and the church, which is not listed, has potential for other uses, but its connection to Sir Giles Gilbert Scott could see it listed in the future.
The first K6, from a design by architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, was planted on a British street corner in 1935 after a few (well, five - Kiosks 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5) concrete and plywood false starts.
First there was the selection of the design by Giles Gilbert Scott for a standard cast-iron telephone kiosk: that elegant red neo-Georgian-cum-Soanian kiosk that was once almost the trademark of Great Britain.
THE impressiveness of the new Cathedral's interior is revealed by this sketch, on view at the Royal Academy exhibition, Illustrating the design prepared by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.
Even the architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, himself no stranger to demolition squads, was appalled by the proposal.
The Sir Giles Gilbert Scott Suite is fully-equipped for a business conference.
Kiosk No 6 was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, who also designed Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral, Battersea Power Station and Bankside Power Station (Tate Modern).
The object has about the same height, width and depth as the red classic Giles Gilbert Scott telephone box, only it features odd geometrical facets, so that it resembles some prop from the low-budget era of Doctor Who.
Where did Liverpool Cathedral architect Giles Gilbert Scott meet his future wife?
Glow, which has also worked with organisations including Tate Liverpool and Visit Chester & Cheshire, says the website had to live up to the "exacting aesthetic standards" set by the cathedral's architect Giles Gilbert Scott.
Here's his verdict: K2 telephone kiosk, 1926, Giles Gilbert Scott, right