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For the American politican, read the article Thomas W. Hardwick. Thomas William Hardwick (December 9, 1872 – January 31, 1944) was an American politician from the state of Georgia. ...

Thomas Hardwick (1752-1829) was an eminent English architect. 1752 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: 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 50. ... 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. ...

Hardwick was born in Brentford, the son of a master mason turned architect, also named Thomas Hardwick, who worked with the architect brothers Robert and John Adam on nearby Syon House. Brentford is a place in in the London Borough of Hounslow on the River Thames in west London. ... Kedleston Hall. ... John Adam (1779 - 1825) was a British administrator in India. ... Syon House and its 200 acre (800,000 m²) park is in southwest London, in England. ...

Aged 17, Thomas Hardwick (junior) enrolled at the Royal Academy School, where he studied architecture under the tutelage of Sir William Chambers, for whom he later worked during the construction of Somerset House. This article refers to an art institution in London. ... Sir William Chambers (1723-1796) was a Scottish architect, (though born in Stockholm where his father was a merchant). ... Somerset House in London Somerset House in London Somerset House is a large building situated on the south side of The Strand in central London, overlooking the River Thames, just east of Waterloo Bridge. ...

In his early 20s, Hardwick travelled to Europe at his own expense, visiting Paris and Lyon, before heading for Italy accompanied by artist Thomas Jones (1742-1803). He lived in Rome for two years from 1776, gaining an extensive grounding in classical architecture which was to strongly influence his own neo-classical style, and renewing his acquaintance with fellow Academy pupil John Soane (1753-1837). World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... City motto: Avant, avant, Lion le melhor. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... This article is about the year 1776. ... Sir John Soane (10 September 1753 - 20 January 1837) was a British architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical tradition. ...

After returning to London, Hardwick established a reputation as a church architect, designing the church of St Mary the Virgin at Wanstead (completed in 1790 – now a Grade I listed building), restoring Inigo Jones's St Paul's, Covent Garden (Hardwick was appointed in 1788 and the eventual 10-year-long restoration project survived an almost disastrous fire in 1795 which destroyed much of Jones’s original interior) and Sir Christopher Wren's St James's, Piccadilly, and rebuilding George Dance the Younger's St Bartholomew-the-Less in West Smithfield (1823-1825). Arguably, his most notable work is the church of St Mary, Marylebone Road (1813-1817). He also designed the nearby Hampstead Road Chapel (1791-1792), St John's Church, St John's Wood High Street (1813-1814), and the church of St Barnabas (now St Clement) near Old Street. Wanstead is a place in the London Borough of Redbridge. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Buckingham Palace, a Grade I listed building. ... Inigo Jones, by Sir Anthony van Dyck Inigo Jones (July 15, 1573–June 21, 1652) is regarded as the first significant English architect. ... Covent Garden is a shopping and entertainment complex in central London. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Christopher Wren by Godfrey Kneller, 1711. ... Piccadilly is a major London street, running from Hyde Park Corner in the west to Piccadilly Circus in the east. ... George Dance the Younger (1741 - 14 January 1825) was a British architect and surveyor. ... St Bartholomew-the-Less is an Anglican church in the City of London. ... Smithfield is the name of several places in England, the United States of America, Ireland, Australia and South Africa. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Marylebone (sometimes written St. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1791 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... St Johns Wood is a district in the City of Westminster in London near Regents Park. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

Further afield, St John's Church, Workington was built in 1823 to Hardwick’s design and although built of local sandstone it bears some resemblance to the Inigo Jones St Paul's Church in Covent Garden which Hardwick had previously restored. As well as churches, he also designed some civic buildings, including the Shire Hall in Dorchester, Dorset. Built in 1797, this building (also now a Grade I listed building) retains the courtroom where the Tolpuddle Martyrs were sentenced to transportation to Australia for their part in the early trade union movement in 1834. Workington once celebrated its own version of Easter Football. The somewhat questionable glories of Workington Easter football play have passed away, partly in consequence of the occupation of a portion of the playing ground by railways and works, and not less because of a change of feeling. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Red Sandstone in Wyoming Sandstone is an arenaceous sedimentary rock composed mainly of feldspar and quartz and varies in colour (in a similar way to sand), through grey, yellow, red, and white. ... Dorchester Dorchester is a market town in south west Dorset, England, situated on the River Frome and A35 road 20 miles west of Poole and five miles north of Weymouth. ... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Tolpuddle Martyrs were a group of 19th century British labourers who were arrested for and convicted of swearing a secret oath as members of the Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ...

Hardwick was appointed Clerk of Works at Hampton Court by King George III, following which he also work at Kew Palace and its gardens. The clock tower straddles the entrance between the inner and outer courts Hampton Court Palace is a former royal place on the north bank of the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames about 12 miles (19 km) southwest and upstream of Central London, nowadays open to... George III (George William Frederick) (4 June 1738–29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain, and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until 1 January 1801, and thereafter King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death. ... Kew is a place in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, southwest London. ...

Among Hardwick's pupils were artist J.M.W. Turner (during 1788), Plymouth architect John Foulston (1772-1842), and his second son Philip Hardwick. Philip thus became the third successive generation to practice as an architect, joining his father as a partner and in 1825 taking over the firm’s London office. J. M. W. Turner, English landscape painter The fighting Temeraire tugged to her last berth to be broken up, painted 1839. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Smeatons tower on Plymouth Hoe Plymouth is a city in the South West of England, or alternatively the Westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of Devon. ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Philip Hardwick [1792]]-1870) was an architect (son of architect Thomas Hardwick Junior and grandson of Thomas Hardwick Senior) particularly associated with transport-related buildings (eg: railway stations, warehouses) in London and elsewhere. ... 1825 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

Hardwick died at his family home in central London’s Berners Street and was buried in the family vault in the churchyard of St Laurence, Brentford.

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