James Essex

Architect

1722 – 1784

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Who was James Essex?

James Essex was an English builder and architect who worked in Cambridge, where he was born. He designed portions of many colleges of the University of Cambridge, and carried out major restorations of the cathedrals at Ely and Lincoln. He was an admirer of Gothic architecture, and assembled materials for a history of the style, though the book remained unpublished.

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Born
1722
Died
1784

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on July 23, 2013

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