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Mr Westby Gill

Westby Gill was an architect and master carpenter active in England in the early- to mid-18th century until his death in October 1746.

He was the son of Colonel John Gill of Carr-house, Rotherham, England and was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge.

Gill is known to have designed both country houses and funerary monuments and was responsible for the circular Ionic temple erected at Shirburn Castle, Oxfordshire in 1741.


Colvin, Howard, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 3rd edition (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1995), p. 410.

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