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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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| AS THE city's Cathedral grew, so, too, did the reputation of its designer, Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.
Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, All Saints, on Hose Side Road, in Wallasey, is being sold off at a guide price of pounds 250,000.
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.
Even the architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, himself no stranger to demolition squads, was appalled by the proposal.
Designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V in 1935, this is a particularly fine model.
The designs of the Anglican are based on the drawings of architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, whose work would later include the design of the famous K2 red Telephone Box and the exterior of Battersea Power Station.
SIR Giles Gilbert Scott's iconic red phone box has been part of the fabric of Britain's streets for decades.
Among them is Mary Quant's daring mini-skirt, the London Underground map by Harry Beck and Sir Giles Gilbert Scott's bright red telephone kiosk.
A design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (architect of Liverpool Anglican Cathedral) was dropped.
Also on This Day: 1859: Flogging was abolishedin the British Army; 1880: Birth of architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott; 1908: The country's first woman mayor, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, was elected at Aldeburgh in Suffolk; 1953: Death of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas; 1965: The death penalty for murder was abolished in Britain; 1966: John Lennon and Yoko Ono first met in London in one of Yoko's exhibitions; 1996: A censorship row erupted in the London Film Festival over the film Crash.
"Sir Giles Gilbert Scott won the contest but Nicholson was able to reuse his idea for the chapel of Clifton College in Bristol."
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).