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Giles Gilbert Scott

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott (1880-1960) was an architect, the grandson of George Gilbert Scott. Born in 1880, he was educated at Beaumont College[?].

He is best known for his prize-winning design of 1903 for the new Anglican cathedral in Liverpool. Although consecrated in 1924, the building was not completed until the 1980s.

Other designs of Scott's include the new Bodleian Library at Oxford (1936), the Battersea Power Station (1927), and the new Waterloo Bridge[?] (1939). He was also involved in rebuilding the Palace of Westminster after damage done during World War II. He is also the designer of the famous British red telephone box.

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