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Sanderson Miller

(1716—1780) architect

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Batty Langley

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(1696–1751).

English landscape-gardener, architect, and prolific producer of architectural books. His works included Practical Geometry (1726), The Builder's Chest Book (1727 and...

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Gothic Revival

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A revival of the Gothic style of architecture which began in the late 18th cent. with a new romantic interest in the medieval, and produced Walpole's Strawberry Hill and Beckford's...

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Gothick

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C18 style only vaguely based on archaeologically correct Gothic, and more connected with a taste for the exotic, so really a branch of Rococo frivolity. It was largely associated with...

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Henry Keene

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(1726–76). English architect. He was Surveyor to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster from 1746 and Surveyor to the Fabric of Westminster Abbey from 1752. He may have refined Jacobsen's...

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Hiorne Family

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Francis (1744–89) was an architect and builder based in Warwick who created a number of buildings in the Gothick taste including the fine Church of St Mary, Tetbury, Glos. (1771–81), with...

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Wimpole Hall

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Arrington, Cambridgeshire, England, had a deer park in the early 14th century, and from the 17th century, when the present house was largely built, the gardens were laid out, often ...

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