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Barry, Charles, Sir

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1860 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Architects

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.