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Sir John Summerson
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Born in Darlington, County Durham
Born on 25th of November 1904
Died on 10th of November 1992

Born 1904. Died 1992 - English architectural historian.

Teaching posts at Edinburgh College of Art, lecturer at Architectural Association and professorships at Oxford and Cambridge. Curator of John Soane’s Museum. Publications include Georgian London (1946) and Architecture in Britain 1530-1830 (1953). Awarded Gold Medal for Architecture in 1976.

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