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public house

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — European History.

Under the Local Government Act 1966, any premises licensed for the sale of intoxicating liquor for consumption on the premises, this (apart from any ancillary or incidental trade or...

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railway stations

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Had no distinctive history until the Liverpool and Manchester railway of 1830, with the opening of Manchester Liverpool Road and Liverpool Crown Street: the light passenger traffic on the...

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Sextus Julius Frontinus

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(c. 35–105).

Roman author of a major, clearly written, uncluttered treatise (De Aquæductibus Urbis Romae) on the water-supply of the city as well as another on surveying (which...

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Sir John Clerk

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(1676–1755).

Clerk of Penicuik was a leading figure in learned circles in Edinburgh. With William Adam he designed a new house for his estate at Mavisbank from 1722, an important...

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Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia

Martyn Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Australasian and Pacific History; Maps and Map-making. 1216 words.

Stuart, John McDouall (1815–1866), land surveyor and explorer in Australia, was born in Rectory Lane, Dysart, Fife, on 7 September 1815, the fourth of the seven (possibly nine) children and...

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Thomas Cubitt

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(1788–1855).

English master-carpenter. He entered into partnership with his brother William (1791–1863) in c.1814, and in 1815 set up a building establishment that would encompass...

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Walter Burley Griffin

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(1876–1937).

Illinois-born American architect. He worked in Chicago (1899–1901) and for F. L. Wright (1901–5), before being appointed Director for the design and construction of...

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