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Sir George Gilbert Scott
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Born in Gawcott, Buckinghamshire
Born on 13rd of July 1811
Died on 27th of March 1878

Born 1811. Died 1878 - English architect.

Leading practical architect in the Gothic Revival. His work included the Martys Memorial at Oxford, St Georgeís at Doncaster, Albert Memorial, St Pancras Station, Glasgow University, the chapels of Exeter and St Johnís College, Oxford. Inspired the establishment of the Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings in 1877. Buried in Westminster Abbey.

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