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James Gibbs
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Born in Aberdeen, Grampian
Born on 23rd of September 1682
Died on 5th of August 1754

Born 1682. Died 1754 - Scottish architect.

Studied in Holland and Italy. Friend of Christopher Wren. Responsible for new churches in London including St Mary-le-Strand, St Peter’s, Vere Street and St Martin-in-the-Fields. Dismissed in 1715 for his Roman Catholicism. Also responsible for building St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

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