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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English architect and designer Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, who helped design the Houses of Parliament, also designed St Mary's Cathedral in Newcastle and Ushaw College near Durham.
A pencil drawing by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, described as Great Britain's foremost 19th century architect and designer, is also expected to fetch about pounds 800.
It is reputed that when Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852) ventured into the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral he burst into tears at the state of the place.