Decimus Burton :: Shared Description

Born 30 September 1800, died 14 December 1881 he was an architect and garden designer, particularly associated with projects in the classical style in London parks, including buildings at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and London Zoo. He also designed the layout and architecture of the seaside towns of Fleetwood and St Leonards-on-Sea. He also designed many parts of Royal Tunbridge Wells (Calverley New Town). His first name, Latin for 'tenth', denoted his position as the tenth child in his large family. He retired in the 1860s and is buried in Kensal Green Cemetery.
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TQ5839 : Keston Lodge, Calverley Crescent by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 9 & 10, Crescent Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5742 : Church of St Peter by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 14, 16, Garden St by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Entrance to Calverley Park by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Victoria Lodge by N Chadwick
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TQ5742 : St Peter's Church, Southborough by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Calverley Park Crescent by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Calverley Gardens by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Calverley Park in snow by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Former Georgian House by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Calverley Park Crescent by N Chadwick
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TQ5839 : 9 - 10, Crescent Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 10, 12, Garden St by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 9 & 10 Crescent Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : The Mews, Grove Hill Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : The Pavilion by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 9 - 10, Crescent Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 18, 20, Garden St by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : 9 & 10 Crescent Rd by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Victoria Lodge and Arch by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Bandstand, Calverley Grounds by N Chadwick
TQ5839 : Decimus Burton plaque, Calverley New Town, Tunbridge Wells by N Chadwick

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Created: Sun, 21 Mar 2010, Updated: Fri, 29 Oct 2010

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