George Gilbert Scott black plaque in Coventry

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Holy Tinity Church. Constructed during the 13th and 15th Centuries on the site of a norman building as the parish church for the priors half of Coventry. The Spire. Height 237 feet (72 metres) was rebuilt in 1667 after the original was blown down. Extensive restoration and a new west front were completed in 1849 by R. C. Hussey. The interior was restored in 1855 by Gilbert Scott.

Sir George Gilbert Scott (13 July 1811 – 27 March 1878), styled Sir Gilbert Scott, was an English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses. He was one of the most prolific architects which Great Britain has produced, over 800 buildings being designed or altered by him.Scott was the architect of many iconic buildings, including the Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras Station, the Albert Memorial, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, all in London, St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow, the main building of the University of Glasgow, and St Mary's Cathedral in Edinburgh.

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