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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]

42 relations: Aberdeen, Alexander Beresford Hope, Architect, Architectural Association School of Architecture, Ascot, Berkshire, Bearwood College, Berkshire, Berlin, Blenheim Palace, Building (magazine), City of London, City of Westminster, Dictionary of National Biography, Dormansland, Surrey, Editing, English country house, Forest Gate, Gothic Revival architecture, Harmondsworth, Hog's Back, James Fergusson (architect), John Ruskin, John Walter (third), Kent, King's College London, Lingfield, Surrey, London, Mansion, New York, Nikolaus Pevsner, Parish, Penguin Books, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Pygmy peoples, Reichstag building, Royal Institute of British Architects, St James's, The Times, Thieme-Becker, Villa, Westerham, Wokingham.

Aberdeen

Aberdeen (Aiberdeen; Obar Dheathain) 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 228,990.

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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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Architect

An architect is a person who plans, designs, and oversees 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 an affluent small town in east Berkshire, England, about west of London.

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Bearwood College

Bearwood College is an independent school providing education for girls and boys between the ages of three months and 18 years old, located near Wokingham, in the English county of Berkshire.

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Berkshire

Berkshire (or, abbreviated Berks) is a county of south east England, located to the west of London.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace (pronounced) is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, 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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City of London

The City of London is a city and county within London.

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City of Westminster

The City of Westminster is an Inner London borough which occupies much of the central area of Greater London including most of the West End.

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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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Dormansland, Surrey

Dormansland is a large village and civil parish with a low population approximately one mile south of Lingfield in Surrey, England.

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Editing

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 area in the London Borough of Newham, 7 miles northeast of Charing Cross.

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Gothic Revival architecture

Gothic Revival (also referred to as Victorian Gothic, Neo-Gothic or Jigsaw Gothic, and when used for school, college, and university buildings as Collegiate Gothic) is an architectural movement that began in the late 1740s in England.

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Harmondsworth

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, also 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

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; formerly styled King's College, London) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a 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

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

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Mansion

A mansion is a large dwelling house.

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New York

New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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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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Parish

A parish is a church territorial unit 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 the British Isles.

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Pygmy peoples

A pygmy is a member of an ethnic group whose average height is unusually short; anthropologists define pygmy as a member of any group where adult men are on average less than 150 cm (4 feet 11 inches) tall.

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Reichstag building

The Reichstag building (Reichstagsgebäude; officially: Plenarbereich Reichstagsgebäude) is a historical 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 London in the City of Westminster, forming part of the West End.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily national newspaper based in London.

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Thieme-Becker

Thieme-Becker is a German biographical dictionary of artists.

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Villa

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

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Westerham

Westerham is a town and civil parish in the Sevenoaks District of Kent.

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Wokingham

Wokingham is a market town and civil parish in Berkshire in South East England about west of central London.

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References

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

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