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W Braxton Sinclair

William Charles Braxton Sinclair RE FRIBA (who styled himself W Braxton Sinclair) was a British architect who worked in the 19th and 20th centuries in the United Kingdom and in Burma, where he was a captain in the Royal Engineers. [1]

52 relations: Air-raid shelter, Bagan, Bridget Cherry, Bromley, Building (magazine), Building society, Christie's, Council for British Archaeology, Essex Regiment, First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, Gautama Buddha, Georgian Group, Greenford, Greenwich, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Historic England, Ian Nairn, Journal of the Burma Research Society, Kalaga, Lacquer, Listed building, Local history, London Metropolitan Archives, Myanmar, National Army Museum, Nikolaus Pevsner, Pagoda, Penguin Books, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Purley, London, Queen's Gate, Richmond, London, Ripley, Surrey, Royal Engineers, Royal Institute of British Architects, South Kensington, Southport, Strand, London, Stroud, The History Press, The London Gazette, The National Archives (United Kingdom), The Twentieth Century Society, Tudor Revival architecture, Victoria and Albert Museum, Watercolor painting, Worcester, World War I, World War II, Yale University Press, ..., York, Yorkshire Building Society. Expand index (2 more) »

Air-raid shelter

Air-raid shelters, also known as bomb shelters, are structures for the protection of non-combatants as well as combatants against enemy attacks from the air.

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Bagan

Bagan (formerly Pagan) is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar).

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Bridget Cherry

Bridget Cherry OBE, FSA, Hon.

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Bromley

Bromley is a large suburban town, the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Bromley in Greater London, England.

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Building (magazine)

Building is one of the United Kingdom’s oldest business-to-business magazines, launched as The Builder in 1843 by Joseph Aloysius Hansom – architect of Birmingham Town Hall and designer of the Hansom Cab.

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Building society

A building society is a financial institution owned by its members as a mutual organisation.

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Christie's

Christie's is an art business and a fine arts auction house, currently the world's largest, with sales for the first half of 2012 some $3.5 billion, representing the highest total for a corresponding period in company and art market history.

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Council for British Archaeology

The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) was established in 1944 and is an educational charity working throughout the United Kingdom to involve people in archaeology and to promote the appreciation and care of the historic environment for the benefit of present and future generations.

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Essex Regiment

The Essex Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1958, and served in many conflicts such as the Second Boer War and both World War I and World War II, serving with distinction in all three.

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First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond

First Church of Christ, Scientist, Richmond, is a church on Sheen Road, Richmond, London.

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Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

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Georgian Group

The Georgian Group is an English and Welsh conservation organisation created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Greenford

Greenford is a large suburb in the London Borough of Ealing in west London, UK.

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Greenwich

Greenwich is an early-established district of today's London, England, and the administrative centre of the Royal Borough of Greenwich centred 5.5 miles (8.9 km) east south-east of Charing Cross.

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Hampstead Garden Suburb

Hampstead Garden Suburb is a suburb, north of Hampstead, west of Highgate and east of Golders Green.

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Historic England

Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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Ian Nairn

Ian Douglas Nairn (24 August 1930 – 14 August 1983) was a British architectural critic who coined the word ‘Subtopia’ to indicate drab suburbs that look identical through unimaginative town-planning.

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Journal of the Burma Research Society

The Journal of the Burma Research Society (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံသုတေသနအသင်းဂျာနယ်) was an academic journal covering Burma studies that was published by the Burma Research Society between 1911 and 1980.

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Kalaga

Kalaga (ကန့်လန့်ကာ) is a heavily embroidered appliqué tapestry made of silk, flannel, felt, wool and lace against a background made of cotton or velvet indigenous to Burma (Myanmar).

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Lacquer

Lacquer is a clear or coloured wood finish that dries by solvent evaporation or a curing process that produces a hard, durable finish.

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Listed building

A listed building, in the United Kingdom, is one that has been placed on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.

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Local history

Local history is the study of history in a geographically local context and it often concentrates on the local community.

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London Metropolitan Archives

The London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) are the main archives for the Greater London area.

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Myanmar

Myanmar (or (also with the stress on first syllable)), officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by Bangladesh, India, China, Laos and Thailand.

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National Army Museum

The National Army Museum is the British Army's central museum.

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Nikolaus Pevsner

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner CBE FBA (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983), was a German-born British scholar of history of art and, especially, of history of architecture.

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Pagoda

A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves, built in traditions originating in historic East Asia or with respect to those traditions, common to Nepal, India, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Burma and other parts of Asia.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Pevsner Architectural Guides

The Pevsner Architectural Guides are a series of guide books to the architecture of the British Isles.

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Purley, London

Purley is a district of South London within the London Borough of Croydon.

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Queen's Gate

Queen's Gate is a major street in South Kensington, London, England.

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Richmond, London

Richmond is a suburban town in southwest London, west-southwest of Charing Cross.

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Ripley, Surrey

Ripley has existed as a village in Surrey, England since Norman times – the chancel of the church of St.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Institute of British Architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a professional body for architects primarily in the United Kingdom, but also internationally, founded for the advancement of architecture under its charter granted in 1837 and Supplemental Charter granted in 1971.

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South Kensington

South Kensington is in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London.

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Southport

Southport is a large seaside town in the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside, England.

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Strand, London

Strand, often called the Strand, is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster in central London that forms part of the A4 road.

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Stroud

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the county of Gloucestershire, England.

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The History Press

The History Press is a British publishing company specialising in the publication of titles devoted to local and specialist history.

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The London Gazette

The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.

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The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The National Archives (TNA) is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice of the United Kingdom.

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The Twentieth Century Society

The Twentieth Century Society is a British charity which campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards.

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Tudor Revival architecture

The Tudor Revival architecture of the 20th century (commonly called mock Tudor in the UK) first manifested itself in domestic architecture beginning in the United Kingdom in the mid to late 19th century based on a revival of aspects of Tudor style.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A), London, is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects.

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Watercolor painting

Watercolor (American English) or watercolour (Commonwealth and Ireland), also aquarelle from French, is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-soluble vehicle.

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Worcester

Worcester is a city and the county town of Worcestershire in the West Midlands of England.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Yale University Press

Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.

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York

York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England, and is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.

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Yorkshire Building Society

The Yorkshire Building Society is the second largest building society in the UK, with its headquarters in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W_Braxton_Sinclair

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