Hubert Worthington (also known as Sir John Worthington, Sir John Worthington)

Sir Hubert Worthington was the son of architect Thomas Worthington by his second wife, Edith.

He designed many new buildings for Oxford University between 1930 and 1955, as well as doing restoration work and interiors. He was principal architect to the Imperial War Graves Commission, covering Egypt and north Africa, where he was responsible for the siting, design and layout of cemeteries.

Worthington oversaw the restoration of the Middle and Inner Temple in London, and Manchester Cathedral, following World War Two bomb damage.

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