Sir John Soane - (1753 –1837) was an English architect who specialised in the Neo-Classical style. The son of a bricklayer, he rose to the top of his profession, becoming professor of architecture at the Royal Academy and an official architect to the Office of Works. He was knighted in 1831.
The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret in London Bridge. It’s an little known gem of a museum, hidden away in the roof space of what was once St Thomas’s Church, opposite Guy’s Hospital and in the ample shadow of the Shard
Dennis Severs’ House at 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London, is more than just a time capsule. It is both a breathtaking and an intimate portrait of the lives of a family of Huguenot silk-weavers from 1724 to the dawn of the Century.
Pugalicious: The Pug in Mansfield Park and the 19th Century