- Augustus Charles,1762–1832, French architectural draftsman and archaeologist in England.
- his sonAugustus Wel·by North·more [wel-bee nawrth-mawr, -mohr] /ˈwɛl bi ˈnɔrθ mɔr, -moʊr/, 1812–52, English architect and designer.
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They were considered by Pugin to be the finest examples in the kingdom.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Lincoln
A. F. Kendrick
He talked about Pugin and the soul's need for seasons of contemplation and repose.Mushroom Town
Designed by Mr. Pugin, and manufactured by Mr. Crace, London.Illustrated History of Furniture
Pugin had a hard and bitter fight for twenty years before he obtained recognition.
Pugin listened, making little bows, sniffing the lettuce which the mastiff-man had so cunningly placed before his nose.
- Augustus (Welby Northmore). 1812–52, British architect; a leader of the Gothic Revival. He collaborated with Sir Charles Barry on the Palace of Westminster (begun 1836)