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Edward Middleton Barry (1830 - 27 January 1880) was an English architect of the 19th century. The third son of Sir Charles Barry, Edward completed his father’s work on the Palace of Westminster and Halifax Town Hall after his death in 1860, but was also responsible for numerous other buildings of his own, particularly in London, often favouring a very classical style. 1830 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population - Total (mid-2004) - Density Ranked 1st UK... Architect at his drawing board, 1893 An architect, also known as a building designer, is a person involved in the planning, designing and oversight of a buildings construction, whose role is to guide decisions affecting those building aspects that are of aesthetic, cultural or social concern. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Clock Tower of the Palace of Westminster, Barrys most famous building. ... The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) conduct their sittings. ... Halifax is a town in the county of West Yorkshire, northern England, with a population of about 90,000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which contains Big Ben London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England. ...


Among his most significant contributions to London’s architectural scene is the Theatre of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. The previous theatre (built by Robert Smirke in 1809) was destroyed in a fire in 1857. Edward Barry was commissioned to design the new "Royal Italian Opera" as it was then known, completing it for its official opening on 15 May 1858. He also designed the adjacent Floral Hall, a stunning glass and cast iron structure, heavily influenced by the Crystal Palace used in the Great Exhibition of 1851. The Covent Garden work was hugely influential in Barry’s appointment to design the Royal Opera House in Valletta, Malta (1866). The Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House is a performing arts venue in London. ... Jump to: navigation, search Covent Garden is a shopping and entertainment complex in central London. ... Sir Robert Smirke (1781-18 April 1867) was a leading 19th century British architect. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... The facade of the original Crystal Palace side view of the Crystal Palace A huge iron and glass building, The Crystal Palace was one of the wonders of 19th Century Britain, if not the world. ... The Great Exhibition was an international exhibition held in Hyde Park London, from 1 May to 15 October 1851 and the first in a series of Worlds Fair exhibitions of culture and industry that were to be a popular 19th century feature. ... Jump to: navigation, search Port of Valetta Valletta, population 7048 (official estimate for 2000), is the capital city of Malta - The city is located at 35°5416 North, 14°3132 East (35. ...


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Towards the end of his life, Barry began working with his eldest brother Charles Barry (junior). Among the projects jointly attributed to them are new chambers at Inner Temple, London (completed in 1879), and the design of the Great Eastern Hotel at London’s Liverpool Street station, completed in 1884, after Edward's death. Hampstead is a hilly and wealthy suburb of London. ... Jump to: navigation, search The city from above Centenary Square. ... Jump to: navigation, search Leeds Grammar School (LGS) was founded in 1552 by Sir William Sheafield to provide free, subsidised or fee-paying education, according to need. ... University Tower, University of Leeds The University of Leeds (United Kingdom) is amongst the largest of British universities and the most popular by applicants, with 52,444 applicants in 2003 for 7,228 places (UCAS). ... West Norwood is a place in the London Borough of Lambeth. ... Richmond is a suburb in southwest London, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. ... Halifax can refer to any of several things: Halifax, West Yorkshire Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Halifax (UK Parliament constituency) Earl of Halifax, The Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax Halifax bank Halifax, Nova Scotia Halifax County, Nova Scotia Halifax (electoral district) (Canada) Halifax class frigate HMCS Halifax (FFH 330... West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England, corresponding roughly to the core of the West Riding of the traditional county of Yorkshire. ... Jump to: navigation, search The back of Charing Cross railway station showing the additions designed by Terry Farrell. ... The Eleanor crosses were stone monuments in the shape of a cross that Edward I of England erected in memory of his wife Eleanor of Castile at the twelve places where her funeral procession stopped overnight on its route from Harby, Lincolnshire, to Westminster Abbey in London in 1290. ... Crest of the LCDR on the first Blackfriars Railway Bridge The London, Chatham and Dover Railway (LCDR) was a railway company that operated in south-eastern England between 1859 and 1923 before grouping with three other companies to form the Southern Railway. ... Edward I; illustration from Cassells History of England circa 1902. ... Map sources for Crewe at grid reference SJ705557 Crewe is a large town in south Cheshire, in the north west of England. ... This article is about the English county. ... The Palace of Westminster, known also as the Houses of Parliament, is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) conduct their sittings. ... West Sussex is a county in the south of England, bordering onto East Sussex (with Brighton and Hove), Hampshire and Surrey. ... Jump to: navigation, search Cobham is a small town in Surrey, about 20 miles south-west of London. ... Full name Downing College Motto Quaerere Verum Seek the truth Named after Sir George Downing Previous names - Established 1800 Sister College Lincoln College Master Prof. ... The city of Cambridge is an old English university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire. ... Ian is the best Location within the British Isles Eccles is a small town in Greater Manchester, England that is in the local authority of the City of Salford but not traditionaly part of Salford. ... Jump to: navigation, search Manchester Town Hall is an example of the Victorian architecture found in Manchester and is the home of Manchester City Council Manchester is a large conurbation in the North West of England and is home to 2. ... The Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children was founded in London in 1852 as the first hospital specifically for children in the English-speaking world. ... The main entrance to the Fitzwilliam Museum, facing Trumpington Sreet. ... The National Gallery from Trafalgar Square The National Gallery is an art gallery in London, located on the north side of Trafalgar Square. ... Charles Barry (junior) (1823-1900) was an English architect of the mid-late 19th century, and eldest son of Sir Charles Barry. ... The Inner Temple is one of the four Inns of Court around the Royal Courts of Justice in London, England, to which barristers belong and where they are called to the bar. ... Liverpool Street station Liverpool Street station, also called London Liverpool Street, is a mainline railway station in the north eastern corner of the City of London, in the heart of the financial district, with entrances on Bishopsgate and Liverpool Street itself. ...


From 1873 until he died, Barry was professor of architecture at the Royal Academy; he remodelled the top of Burlington House’s central staircase in 1876. Jump to: navigation, search This article refers to an art institution in London. ...


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Edward Middleton Barry - definition of Edward Middleton Barry in Encyclopedia (472 words)
Edward Middleton Barry (1830 - 27 January 1880) was an English architect of the 19th century.
The third son of Sir Charles Barry, Edward completed his father’s work on the Palace of Westminster and Halifax Town Hall after his death in 1860, but was also responsible for numerous other buildings of his own, particularly in London, often favouring a very classical style.
From 1873 until he died, Barry was professor of architecture at the Royal Academy; he remodelled the top of Burlington House’s central staircase in 1876.
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