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Decimus Burton

(1800—1881) architect

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conservatory

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden — Architecture.

1 Grander and more ornamental version of a glasshouse or greenhouse used for conserving plants, either a detached structure or one joined to a dwelling, heated and kept humid....

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Edward John May

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(1853–1941).

A pupil of Decimus Burton, he worked for Eden Nesfield and Norman Shaw, for whom he designed several buildings at the Bedford Park Estate, Chiswick, near London in the...

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gentlemen's clubs

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Modern History (1700 to 1945).

A variety of formal and informal clubs catering to the sociable, commercial, and convivial needs of upper- and middle-class urban males had long been a feature of British metropolitan and...

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John Claudius Loudon

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(b Cambuslang, Lanark [now Strathclyde], 8 April 1783; d London, 14 December 1843).

Scottish garden designer and writer. He was primarily a garden designer and horticulturalist,...

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John Nash

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 (1752–1835) English architect.

A pupil of Sir Robert Taylor, Nash became involved in speculative building, and after going bankrupt gave up architecture for some years. His fellow...

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metal structures

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The first were bridges, such as the iron structure at Coalbrookdale, Salop., designed by Pritchard (1777–9), and various industrial and storage buildings where cast-iron columns carried...

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Sir Charles Lanyon

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 (1813–88) One of Northern Ireland’s foremost 19-century architects and engineers.

Born in England, he moved to Dublin in the early 1830s to work as a civil engineer in the Irish...

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Sir Joseph Paxton

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(1803–65).

English gardener. Discovered by William Spencer (1790–1858) 6th Duke (from 1811) of Devonshire, he was appointed (1826) Head Gardener at Chatsworth, Derbys., where he...

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Thomas Turner

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(1820–91).

Irish architect, related to Richard Turner (1798–1881—the Dublin iron-founder, who worked with Burton and Lanyon on the design and manufacture of the Palm Houses at Kew...

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