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Topographical drawings of Hampton Court Palace, Richmond upon Thames, London: view of oriel window in the Great Hall

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NOTES: Philip Hardwick was Clerk of the Works at Hampton Court between 1810 and 1829 so this drawing probably dates from that period.

Middlesex Guildhall, Parliament Square, London: Court number 1

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Gibson, Skipworth & Gordon
SOURCE: Building News, vol. 109, 1915 Sept. 1, p. 238 NOTES: Since 2009 the Middlesex Guildhall has been the home of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

Westminster Abbey, London: the choir screen looking towards the east end

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Blore, Edward (1787-1879)
NOTES: A Benedictine abbey was established on this site in the 10th century and it has been the coronation church of English monarchs since 1066. Construction on the present church began in 1245. The Gothic nave was begun in 1376 under Abbot Nicholas Litlyngton (d. 1386), and completed by the master mason, Henry Yevele, in the 1390s. The original choir screen was rebuilt in or after the late 17th century, and again in austere Gothic style in 1728 by Hawksmoor. It was refashioned by Edward Blore in 1834 who put a more archaeologically correct facade on it.

King's College Chapel, Cambridge

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Clerk, Simon (1434?-1489)
NOTES: The screen dates from the 1530s while the organ was built in 1605 by Thomas Dallam but enlarged and altered in the course of the century and again in the 19th century.

Peterborough Cathedral: the eastern chapel

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NOTES: Originally an abbey church, construction began in 1182. The western end of the nave and the central tower were completed by 1193. The western transept and great west front portico were completed by 1238, the year of consecration. The older Norman tower was rebuilt in 1350-1380. It became the Cathedral of the new Diocese of Peterborough in 1541.

Crucible exhibition, Gloucester Cathedral: manipulated image of a sculpture in the fifteenth century Gothic fan-vaulted cloister

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NOTES: The sculpture and cloister to the right are the original image; the cloister was then flipped and added at the left to mirror the background. The Crucible Exhibition ran from 1st September until 30th October 2010 and featured over 70 works of art by many of Britain's most renowned sculptors and internationally famous artists which were displayed in the cathedral buildings and grounds.

Crucible Exhibition, Gloucester Cathedral: modern sculpture in the 15th century Gothic fan-vaulted cloister

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NOTES: The Crucible Exhibition ran from 1st September until 30th October 2010 and featured over 70 works of art by many of Britain's most renowned sculptors and internationally famous artists which were displayed in the cathedral buildings and grounds.

Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Queen's Road, Bristol: the roof of the entrance hall

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Oatley & Lawrence
NOTES: The Wills Memorial Building was designed in 1912 to be a landmark for the new university. Built in the Perpendicular Gothic style, it was begun in 1915 and, after being delayed through World War I, it was finally completed in 1925. George Herbert Oatley was knighted the same year in recognition of his work.

Wills Memorial Building, University of Bristol, Queen's Road, Bristol: the crush hall with the Great Hall to the left and the staircase to the right

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Oatley & Lawrence
NOTES: The Wills Memorial Building was designed in 1912 to be a landmark for the new university. Built in the Perpendicular Gothic style, it was begun in 1915 and, after being delayed through World War I, it was finally completed in 1925. George Herbert Oatley was knighted the same year in recognition of his work.

Gloucester Cathedral: the fan vaulted cloister

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NOTES: The cathedral was built between 1089 and 1499. It was extensively restored by Sir George Gilbert Scott between 1873 and 1890, and in 1897. The cloisters, begun after 1351 in Perpendicular style and completed before c.1360, have the earliest surviving large-scale fan vaulting.
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