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Philip Webb
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Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born on 12th of January 1831
Died on 17th of April 1915

Born 1831. Died 1915 - English architect and designer.


Long associated with William Morris. Important figure in the Arts and Crafts Movement. Designed furniture, metalwork and stained glass. Designed several houses including the Red House, Bexley for Morris.

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