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Sir Robert Lorimer
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 4th of November 1864
Died on 13rd of September 1929

Born 1864. Died 1929 - Scottish architect.

Set up architect’s office in Edinburgh in 1892. Built or remodelled around 50 country houses including Marchmont in Berwickshire (1914). Public works included Thistle Chapel in St Giles, Edinburgh and the Scottish National War Memorial (1923-28). Restored many castles, mansions and churches including Paisley Abbey and Dunblane Cathedral.

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http://www.geo.ed.ac.uk/scotgaz/people/famousfirst37.html Biography
http://www.rosslyntemplars.org.uk Connections

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From Alison Campbell on 29th April 2009
Interesting but very brief! I'd like to see at least the names of all Lorimer's major houses - with pictures and links to more information, where possible. Thank you!

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