Barry, Charles, Sir

Born: May 23, 1795 AD
Died: 1860 AD, at 64 years of age.

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.




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