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Hawksmoor

[ hawks-moor ]
/ ˈhɔksˌmʊər /
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noun

Nicholas, 1661–1736, English architect.

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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

Hawksmoor
/ (ˈhɔːksˌmɔː) /

noun

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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