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Barry, Charles, Sir

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Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1860 AD, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Architects

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1795 - Born 23rd of May in Bridge Street, Westminster.

 

1810 - Barry was apprenticed to a Lambeth surveyor.

 

1924 - Won a competition to design the new Royal Manchester Institution for the promotion of Literature, Science & Arts.

 

1825-1827 - Barry designed Buile Hill House in Salford and several churches in Manchester

 

1827 - Barry designed the Whitefield and Ringley Church.

 

1828 - His church designs also include one in Hove, East Sussex (St Andrew's in Waterloo Street, Brunswick).

 

1836 - Barry won the commission to design the new Palace of Westminster.

 

Barry with Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, designed Houses of Parliament in London.

 

1840 - He Work on site began with the laying of a foundation stone by Barry's wife Sarah.

 

1847 - He completed The House of Lords.

 

1850 - Awarded the RIBA Royal Gold Medal.

 

1851 - Served on the learned committee developing plans for the Great Exhibition.

 

1852 - Barry finished the House of Commons.

 

1860 - Sir Charles Barry died on 12th of May.

 

 

 


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