- George Gilbert Scott, Jr.
George Gilbert Scott, Jr. (1839 – 1897) was an English
architect. He was the son of Sir George Gilbert Scott, brother of John Oldrid Scottand father of Sir Giles Gilbert Scottand Adrian Gilbert Scott, all also architects.
Among the buildings he designed was St John the Baptist Church, Norwich, which in 1976 was to become a
Roman Catholic cathedral. He was also responsible for buildings in the Cambridge colleges of Christ's, Pembroke and Peterhouse. [ [http://www.cambridge2000.com/cambridge2000/html/architect_builder/George_Gilbert_Scott_the_younger.html Cambridge 2000 project: George Gilbert Scott, the younger] ] He masterminded the main buildings of Dulwich Collegein South London. Some of his finest works, the churches of All Hallows, Southwark (1877), and St Agnes, Kennington (1880) were destroyed by bombing. [http://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/virtualtour/arch_tour/005.html Peterhouse - Architectural Tour (The Hall) ] ]
Scott was an
alcoholicand suffered mental ill health. He was declared of unsound mind in 1884, but following moving to France, he was declared sane again and continued his architectural work from Rouen. He died from cirrhosis of the liverin a bedroom of the Midland Grand Hotel, which was designed by his father.
*"An Architecture of Promise: George Gilbert Scott Jr and the Late Gothic Revival",
Gavin Stamp, published by Shaun Tyas, 2002, ISBN 1-900289-51-2.
* [http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/critic/feature/0,1169,856635,00.html Guardian biography]
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