St. Pancras Hotel
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London. St. Pancras is the Patron Saint of Teenagers: We have no reliable historical information about this martyr. Legend tells us he was born at the end of the thir…
The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Reopens
London is in a high fever over romantic Victoriana. The restored St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel, designed in extravagant Victorian Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott in 1873, is about to have its official reopening.
The Grand Staircase, St Pancras Hotel
In 1865, the Midland Railway Company held a competition for the design of a 150-bed hotel to be constructed next to St Pancras, which was still under construction at the time. Despite being much bigger and more expensive than the original specifications, the company liked George Gilbert Scott's plans and construction began The east wing opened in 1873, and the rest followed in Spring 1876. The hotel was expensive, with costly fixtures including a grand staircase, rooms with gold leaf walls…
Lamb of God, Worcester Cathedral
The High Altar at Worcester is dominated by Sir George Gilbert Scott's sculpted alabaster reredos depicting Christ enthroned with the Four Evangelists. The rear face has an incised and gilded design of a cross with the same five figures symbolised by their emblematic creatures. Worcester Cathedral is the commanding presence on the skyline of the city, perched on high ground overlooking the River Severn. It is one of England's most rewarding cathedrals, though denied first rank status owing…
“Tomb of Bishop Wilberforce,” by H. H. Armstead and Sir George Gilbert Scott
Tomb of Bishop Wilberforce, by H. H. Armstead (sculptor) and Sir George Gilbert Scott (architect), various materials, including alabaster
Detail, crossing screen (1859-63), Lichfield cathedral. Designed by George Gilbert Scott and made by Francis Skidmore of Coventry, with figures by Birnie Philip.
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London
Last month, the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel has reopened. London’s heritage-hotel revival has eventually happened. It took 12 years for Marriott to restore
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