Hopper by Pugin from The Palace of Westminster

Hopper by Pugin from The Palace of Westminster

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Cast iron rainwater hopper designed by AWN Pugin (1812-1852) for the Palace of Westminster.

The collection of hoppers we have were removed in the 1980s when the palace underwent extensive renovations.

See the Houses of Parliament's website second video down at 2 minute 42 seconds for one of the hoppers in situ.

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852) was an English architect, designer, artist and critic. He is principally remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic revival style of architecture. His work culminated in 1836 with the designing of the interior of the Palace of Westminster and its iconic clock tower, which houses the bell known as Big Ben. His fragile health suffered greatly from his exertions working on the palace. He was committed to Bedlam for a short period and died soon after in 1852.

Height 93cm x Width 37cm x Depth 50cm.

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