Street, George Edmund (1824-1881)

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George Edmund Street, English architect, was born in Woodford, Essex, 1824 and died in London in 1881. He was a pupil of GG.Scott in 1843-49, and was one of the principal interpreters of Victorian medievalism with its religious constructions in neo-Gothic style: Church of St Philip and St James (Oxford, 1860); Church of St James (London, 1860); All Saints Church (Rome, 1873-76), considered to be one of his most successful works; a project for the Royal Courts of Justice in London (1871-82). Street wrote some theoretic and critic works like "Gothic architecture in Spain" (1865).

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