Robert Smirke blue plaque in Cheltenham

Sir Robert Smirke
1781-1867
architect
lived and died here

Sir Robert Smirke (1780–1867) was an English architect, one of the leaders of Greek Revival architecture, though he also used other architectural styles. As architect to the Board of Works he designed several major public buildings including the main block and facade of the British Museum, He was a pioneer of the use of concrete foundations.

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