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George Gilbert Scott

15 February 2011

1874 – St.-Nikolai-Kirche, Hamburg, Germany

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Constructed 1845-8), bombed during World War II and now a ruin. The church was the tallest building in the world from 1874 to 1876 and is still the second-tallest...

15 February 2011

1868 – Foreign and India Offices, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott The Foreign and Commonwealth Office building originally provided premises for four separate government departments: the Foreign Office, the India Office, the Colonial Office, and the Home Office. Construction on...

15 February 2011

1860 – Restoration of Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Interior perspective view looking east and west showing proposed reredos, screen, throne and stalls. During the Victorian era, the ornate west front of Lichfield Cathedral was extensively renovated by...

14 February 2011

1857 – Design for Halifax Town Hall, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Perspective View published in The Building News, October 23rd 1857.

14 February 2011

1859 – All Souls Church, Haley Hill, Halifax, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott All Souls was commissioned and paid for by the local industrialist Edward Akroyd in 1856, and was intended to be the centrepiece of the model village of Akroydon. Akroyd...

14 February 2011

1858 – New Library, Exeter College, Oxford

Architect: George Gilbert Scott

09 February 2011

1873 – Midland Grand Hotel, St Pancras, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott In May 1865, while the adjacent station was still being constructed, the Midland Railway Company launched a competition for the design of a 150 bed hotel, with eleven architects...

24 June 2010

1863 – National Albert Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Selected design as published in The Builder, May 23 1863. When Prince Albert died on 14 December 1861, the initiative was taken by the Lord Mayor of London, William...

24 June 2010

1863 – New Chapel, St. John’s College, Cambridge

Architect: George Gilbert Scott “The new building which is about to supersede the present chapel of St. John’s College, Cambridge, and of which our illustration presents the approved design, by Mr. G. G....

11 January 2010

1880 – Bute Hall, Glasgow University

Architect: John Oldrid Scott In 1870 a new-build campus was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style for Glasgow University replacing their traditional location. The largest of these buildings...