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Adam, Robert
(1728 -1792) Country house architect famous for his revival of classical style that built on Palladian architecture. Among his works are Kedleston Hall, Harewood House, Osterley Park and Culzean Castle.
Brown, Lancelot "Capability"
1715-1783 Landscape gardener who trained at Stowe in Buckinghamshire. Responsible for a new trend in "natural"design of parkland.
Gilbert Scott, Sir George St Pancras Station(1811-1878) Architect and designer. Works include the Albert Memorial, St Pancras Hotel and Station and restoration of several cathedrals including Ely, Gloucester, Chester, St David's, Salisbury, Lichfield and Worcester. Grandfather of Giles.
Gilbert Scott, Sir Giles. (1880 - 1960) Architect. Works include the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral (largest in England), Battersea Power Station, Bankside Power Station (now Tate Modern art gallery) and the iconic red telephone box.
Nash, John.  (1752 - 1835) Regency architect famous for many of the key buildings of the period. He was responsible for remodelling Brighton Pavilion for the Prince Regent as well as designing Buckingham Palace.
Paxton, Joseph
(1803 - 1865) Gardener, architect and designer. Builder of the Crystal Palace. Also responsible for part of the grounds of Chatsworth House, including the Emperor Fountain.
Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore
Interior of St Chad(1812-1852)  Architect and designer.  Responsible for the interiors of the Houses of Parliament.  St Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham etc.