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[hawks-moo r] /ˈhɔksˌmʊər/
Nicholas, 1661–1736, English architect. Unabridged
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  • They were principally built by Gibbs, Hawksmoor, Vanbrugh and others.

    Sir Christopher Wren

    Lucy Phillimore
  • Mr. Godwin seems to think Hawksmoor followed Vanbrugh's manner in the heaviness of his design.

    Old and New London Walter Thornbury
  • At All Souls he pointed out the seldom appreciated merits of Hawksmoor's twin towers.

  • The same architect is said to have built the two western towers, though they are sometimes ascribed to his pupil Hawksmoor.

British Dictionary definitions for Hawksmoor


Nicholas. 1661–1736, English architect. His designs include All Souls', Oxford, and a number of London churches, notably St Anne's, Limehouse
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