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Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

St Paul's at 300

Martin Stancliffe

2011 is the 300th anniversary of the completion of Christopher Wren's Cathedral. This coincides with the completion of an historic £40 million programme of cleaning and repair, in which the building has been comprehensively restored inside and out. Now that the final scaffolding has been removed, the two million visitors and worshippers who come to St Paul's each year can witness Gresham Professor Christopher Wren's original vision, see his cathedral as fresh as the day it was completed and understand something of the changes it has undergone in its first 300 years. In a serious of two lectures (23 and 30 November) Architect Martin Stancliffe will describe this exciting project. 

 

 

This lecture is the first part to the lecture on 30 November 2011.

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Martin Stancliffe is the founding Director of Martin Stancliffe Architects. Surveyor to the fabric of St Paul’s Cathedral, and cathedral architect to Lichfield Cathedral and Southwell Minster. He has been chairman of the Cathedral Architects Association since 1999, and until recently he was a member of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England.

He has been a regular lecturer at the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies, University of York; the Architectural Association, London and the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation of Cultural Property (ICCROM), Rome. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and an Honorary Fellow of the Department of Archaeology, University of York.

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23 November 2011

St Paul's at 300
Martin Stancliffe

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