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Regency Celebrity: James Savage, Designer of St. Luke’s Church

James Savage (1779-1852) was a British architect, perhaps best known for designing St Luke’s Church, Chelsea. Savage was born in Hoxton, London, on 10 April 1779. He was educated at a private school in Stockwell and then articled to Daniel … Continue reading

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George Dance the Younger, Georgian Architect and Founding Member of the Royal Academy of Arts

George Dance the Younger RA (1 April 1741 – 14 January 1825) was an English architect and surveyor and a portraitist. The fifth and youngest son of the architect George Dance the Elder, he came from a family of architects, … Continue reading

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Nicholas Hawksmoor, a Builder of Georgian Churches

Nicholas Hawksmoor (probably 1661 – 25 March 1736) was a British architect born in Nottinghamshire, probably in East Drayton or Ragnall. Life Hawksmoor was born in Nottinghamshire in 1661, into a yeoman farming family, almost certainly in East Drayton or … Continue reading

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