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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]

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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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Bridget Cherry

Bridget Cherry OBE, FSA, Hon.

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Bromley

Bromley is a town in the London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England, south east of Charing Cross.

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Bromley Civic Society

Bromley Civic Society is a civic society established in 2007 for the historic centre of Bromley, 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 organization.

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Christie's

Christie's is a British auction house.

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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.

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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 (c. 563/480 – c. 483/400 BCE), also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni Buddha, or simply the Buddha, after the title of Buddha, was an ascetic (śramaṇa) and sage, on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

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Georgian Group

The Georgian Group is a UK charity, and the national authority on Georgian architecture built between 1700 and 1837 in England and Wales.

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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 area of south east London, England, located east-southeast of Charing Cross.

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Hampstead Garden Suburb

Hampstead Garden Suburb is an elevated 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

The term lacquer is used for a number of hard and potentially shiny finishes applied to materials such as wood.

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Listed building

A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.

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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) is the principal local government archive repository for the Greater London area, including the City of London: it is the largest county record office in the United Kingdom.

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London Society (organisation)

The London Society is a British membership organisation established to encourage public interest and participation in urban planning and transport matters in London as well as to study and celebrate the capital's unique history and character.

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Myanmar

Myanmar, officially the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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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 (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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Oliver Simmonds

Sir Oliver Edwin Simmonds, FRAeS, (1897 – 1985) was a British aviation pioneer, aircraft engineer and Conservative Party politician.

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Pagoda

A pagoda is a tiered tower with multiple eaves, built in traditions originating as stupa in historic South Asia and further developed in East Asia or with respect to those traditions, common to Nepal, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Myanmar, India, Sri Lanka 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 Great Britain and Ireland.

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Purley, London

Purley is a town in South London within the London Borough of Croydon.

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Queen's Gate

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

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Richmond, London

Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.

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Ripley, Surrey

Ripley is a village in Surrey, England.

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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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Second lieutenant

Second lieutenant (called lieutenant in some countries) is a junior commissioned officer military rank in many armed forces, comparable to NATO OF-1b rank.

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South Kensington

South Kensington is an affluent district of West London in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Southport

Southport is a large seaside town in Merseyside, England.

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Strand, London

Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

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Stroud

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the centre 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 a non-ministerial government department.

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The Twentieth Century Society

The Twentieth Century Society (abbreviated as C20) is a British charity which campaigns for the preservation of architectural heritage from 1914 onwards.

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Tudor Revival architecture

Tudor Revival architecture (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 architecture or, more often, the style of English vernacular architecture of the Middle Ages that survived into the Tudor period.

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Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects.

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Watercolor painting

Watercolor (American English) or watercolour (British English; see spelling differences), also aquarelle (French, diminutive of Latin aqua "water"), is a painting method in which the paints are made of pigments suspended in a water-based solution.

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Worcester

Worcester is a city in Worcestershire, England, southwest of Birmingham, west-northwest of London, north of Gloucester and northeast of Hereford.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs 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.

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Yorkshire Building Society

The Yorkshire Building Society is the third 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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