English architect Charles Robert Cockerell was the first recipient of the Royal Gold Medal in 1848. The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, in recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to international architecture.
16/05/2022 · Born in England in 1788, Cockerell sketched as a Grand Tourist, he charted architectural history as Royal Academy Professor, he drew to build, to exhibit, to understand the past and to learn from it, publishing his last work in 1860, three years before his death.
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14/05/2022 · The East India Company's almshouses were Poplar's principal private charitable foundation from 1628 to 1866. The first almshouse stood on the site now occupied by the former District Board of Works Offices and No. 115 Poplar High Street. The latter was the East India Company chaplain's house and is the only surviving part of the almshouse ...
14/05/2022 · Event information. Number of entries and races. 70 entries over 6 races - first race time 2 pm. How to get there. Access to the racecourse is via Oxenford Farm, off the Elstead Road (B3001), halfway between The Milford Junction of the A3 and the Village of Elstead. GU8 6LA.
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12/05/2022 · James Mivart first made his appearance in Brook Street in 1812, and by 1827 he occupied five houses in Brook Street as hotels, the seeds of the enterprise which was to grow into Claridge's. Despite the commercialisation of its eastern end, the rest of Brook Street remained within the orbit of high fashion centred on Grosvenor Square.