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- Gothic architecture never died, but it was only from the early 1800s that it began
to re-emerge in a serious fashion. Gothic revival is noticeably different from its medieval
predecessor, partly due to standards of craftsmanship etc, but also different building types were
involved, ie hotels, railway stations etc. Many well known buildings and architects eg Palace of
Westminster, 1836-65, Sir Charles Barry and Augustus Pugin; Albert Memorial and St Pancras
Midland Railway Hotel, Sir George Gilbert Scott.