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Robert Kerr (architect)

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Robert Kerr (Aberdeen 17 January 1823 – 21 October 1904) was a British architect, architectural writer and co-founder of the Architectural Association. [1]

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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen,; Obar Dheathain; Aberdonia) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 196,670 for the city of Aberdeen and for the local authority area.

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Alexander Beresford Hope

Sir Alexander James Beresford Beresford Hope PC (25 January 1820 – 20 October 1887), known as Alexander Hope until 1854 (and also known as A. J. B. Hope until 1854 and as A. J. B. Beresford Hope from 1854 onwards), was a British author and Conservative politician.

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An architect is a person who plans, designs, and reviews the construction of buildings.

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Architectural Association School of Architecture

The Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, commonly referred to as the AA, is the oldest independent school of architecture in the UK and one of the most prestigious and competitive in the world.

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Ascot, Berkshire

Ascot is a small town in East Berkshire, England, south of Windsor, east of Bracknell and west of London.

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Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.

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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace (pronounced) is a monumental English country house situated in the civil parish of Blenheim near Woodstock, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

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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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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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City of Westminster

The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which also holds city status.

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Dictionary of National Biography

The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.

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Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.

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English country house

An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.

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Forest Gate

Forest Gate is a residential district in East London, England, in the London Borough of Newham.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic or neo-Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Greathed Manor

Greathed Manor, Dormansland, Surrey, is a Victorian country house.

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Harmondsworth is a village in the London Borough of Hillingdon with a short border to the south onto London Heathrow Airport.

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Hog's Back

The Hog's Back is a part of the North Downs in Surrey, England, that lies between Farnham in the west and Guildford in the east.

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James Fergusson (architect)

James Fergusson FRS (22 January 1808 – 9 January 1886) was a Scottish architectural historian, mainly remembered for his interest in Indian historical architecture and antiquities.

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John Ruskin

John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.

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John Walter (third)

John Walter (8 October 1818 – 3 November 1894) was an English newspaper publisher and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1847 and 1885.

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Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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King's College London

King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Lingfield, Surrey

Lingfield is a village, civil parish and post town in the Tandridge district of Surrey, England.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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A mansion is a large dwelling house.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nikolaus Pevsner

Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon Pevsner (30 January 1902 – 18 August 1983) was a German, later British scholar of the history of art, and especially that of architecture.

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A parish is a church territorial entity constituting a division within a diocese.

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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 Great Britain and Ireland.

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Pygmy peoples

In anthropology, pygmy peoples are ethnic groups whose average height is unusually short.

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Reddam House, Berkshire

Reddam House Berkshire is a co-educational, independent school in Wokingham, in the English county of Berkshire.

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Reichstag building

The Reichstag (Reichstagsgebäude; officially: Deutscher Bundestag - Plenarbereich Reichstagsgebäude) is a historic edifice in Berlin, Germany, constructed to house the Imperial Diet (German: Reichstag) of the German Empire.

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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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St James's

St James's is a central district in the City of Westminster, London, forming part of the West End.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house.

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Westerham is a town and civil parish in Kent, England, west of Sevenoaks.

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Wokingham is an historic market town in Berkshire, England, west of London, southeast of Reading, north of Camberley and west of Bracknell.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Kerr_(architect)

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