He restored a number of ancient and notable buildings, including Bath Abbey, Windsor Castle, Brownston House in Devizes and St Cyriac's Church in Lacock. He lived in Corsham, Wiltshire, close to his projects at Lacock Abbey, Hazelbury Manor and Great Chalfield Manor.
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