Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

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Noun1.Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin - English architect who played a prominent role in the 19th century revival of Gothic architecture (1812-1852)
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Around PS7,000 was raised (a huge amount in today's money) and the prolific London architect and Gothicstyle revivalist August Pugin was hired to design the new church.
The current building was designed by August Pugin and completed in 1867 and is known for its 100 ft tower which resembles the Houses of Parliament clock.
Funded by the stained glass maker John Hardman and designed by August Pugin, their convent in Hunter's Road, Handsworth, became the first religious house founded in Birmingham since the Reformation, and it comprised a church, an orphanage and a girls' boarding school.