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Copy of the plan annexed to the Report of the select Committee 9th May 1836 with the alterations suggested by the Commissioners

Copy of the plan annexed to the Report of the select Committee 9th May 1836 with the alterations suggested by the Commissioners

Medium: Lithograph

Date: 1836

Shelfmark: Maps Crace Port. 11.53

Item number: 53

Length: 406

Width: 635

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale description: 10" :400 feet

After the fire of 1834, new buildings were needed to house Parliament. Charles Barry's design was selected as the best submitted in the specified Gothic or Elizabethan style. Barry was a Classical architect and enlisted the Gothic revivalist Augustus Welby Pugin to aid him in the design. This is a plan submitted by Barry, with alterations suggested by the Commissioners.

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