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Temple Bar Heraldic Sculpture

Temple Bar is an ornamental gateway that originally marked the border between the City of London and Westminster. It was designed by Christopher Wren and built between 1669-72.

Sir John Soane’s Museum, Pasticcio

Sir John Soane’s Museum is a little known gem of architectural history situated in what was once the home of the eponymous architect in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London.

Queen Mother Memorial, The Mall, London

At her death in 2002, the Queen Mother was pre-deceased by her husband George VI by 50 years. The decision was made to create a memorial to her by remodelling and enlarging the pre-existing monument to George VI.

Friar Park, Henley

This small but intricate project determined the course of my career as a stone carver. After training and a few intermittent and small jobs I was ready to start a new career by securing a place on a teacher training course.

Senate House and Old Schools, Cambridge University

The Senate House is the ceremonial centre of the University of Cambridge, where new graduates receive their degrees. Designed by James Gibbs in 1722 it is conceived as a classical temple of the Corinthian order.

Globe Theatre, London

The Globe Theatre in Southwark is famed as the recreation of the theatre Shakespeare knew. Few people are aware that the site also houses a recreation of the Phoenix theatre, designed by Inigo Jones, the architect who introduced Palladian Classicism into England.

Portsmouth Naval Memorial

There are 3 memorials in England to those lost in the two World Wars whose only known grave is the sea, and they are located in the manning ports of Chatham, Plymouth and Portsmouth.

Roundhill, Hampstead

The incidence of building new mansions in the Classical style has increased hugely in recent years, designed by specialist practises such as Quinlan Terry and Adam Architecture.

Atlantic House, Holborn Viaduct, London

The building of Holborn Viaduct around 1900 was a major London project of the time. The cast iron and granite structure spanned the course of the Fleet River, now entirely underground.

St. Pancras Station – London

The restoration of St. Pancras Station and its incorporation into the new Eurostar Rail Terminal was perhaps the major London infrastructure project of recent times. The iconic brick and stone terminus and Midland Hotel building, designed by George Gilbert Scott in 1866 came perilously close to demolition in the 1970s.

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