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Scott, Sir George Gilbert, (1811-1878), Knight, architect

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Surname: Scott
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: George Gilbert
Gender: Male
Date: 1811-1878
Title: Knight
History: Architect. Appointed architect for the India Office 1858 and subsequently commissioned to complete the block of buildings by the erection of the Home and Colonial Offices. Also responsible for the Albert Memorial in 1864, and in 1865 designed St Pancras Station and Hotel, London, and buildings of Glasgow University. President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1873-1876, and Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy from 1868. Knighted 1872.
Biography: ODNB link for Scott, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878), knight and architect
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276130 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P161994 )
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Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1832-1952: Midland Railway Company: Records
The National Archives, Kew
1839-78: corresp and papers
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 34242 Scott
architectural sketchbooks and drawings
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Cumulative Index to the Catalogue of the Drawings Collection (1989)
1847-74: letters (73) to EA Freeman
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 25956 Freeman
1864-78: letters to FT Havergal
Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
NRA 29105 Havergal
1866-69: corresp with Sir AH Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1859-68: letters (16) to Miss Ryland rel to Sherbourne church
Warwickshire County Record Office
NRA 3519 Warwicks RO misc
1846-52: corresp rel to St John's Cathedral, Newfoundland
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 13990 RIBA
1848: plans for Headington Quarry Church
Oxfordshire History Centre
NRA 29487 Oxon parishes
1849-66: corresp rel to Berkshire churches
Royal Berkshire Archives
NRA 10469 Stevens
1855: corresp rel to Wooland House
Dorset History Centre
NRA 8986
1857: plans for restoration and extension of Cattistock Church
Dorset History Centre
NRA 29464 Dorset parishes
1852-58: corresp, sketches and estimates rel to rebuilding of Woolland Church and Cattistock Church
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
c1857-85: architectural drawings
Historic Environment Scotland
NRA 22691 Scott
c1862-65: letters rel to Rode Church
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 9848
c1862-67: papers rel to Cirencester Church
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 29469 Glos parishes
1863: report on Worcester Cathedral choir restoration
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
NRA 7371 Pakington
1876-78: plans etc for Halstead and Stanway church restorations
Essex Record Office
NRA 12031 Chelmsford diocese
letters, plans etc rel to Sudeley Castle alterations
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6429 Brocklehurst
drawings for Chichester Cathedral restoration
West Sussex Record Office
NRA 7796 W Sussex misc
1860-1864: plans for Cambridge University buildings
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
1869-71: Highclere Church specification and accounts
Highclere Castle
NRA 7289 Herbert
c1864-71: papers rel to restoration of Bath Abbey
Bath Record Office: Local Studies
NRA 41514 Irvine
c1862: design for Hafodunos, Abergele, Clwyd
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual Return 1999
1850-1870: additional records, personal and project papers
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual Return 2004
notebooks (5)
Royal Institute of British Architects
See Annual Return 2005
c1863-73: (copy) notebooks (3)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1849-1878: papers as Surveyor of the Fabric Westminster Abbey 1849-1878: letters to Dean Stanley, Lord John Thynne and others, reports, drawings rel to the Abbey and refitting of St Margaret’s Westminster 1877
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room
See Surveyors of the Fabric of Westminster Abbey 1827-1906. Reports and Letters by Christine Reynolds, 2
1860: lithograph of the Muniment Room
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room