The New International Encyclopædia/Street, George Edmund
STREET, George Edmund (1824-81). An English architect. He studied under Gilbert Scott, from whom he got his partiality for the Gothic style and his talent in restoring mediæval monuments. Among his principal buildings are the theological college at Cuddesden, and the churches of Saint Philip and Saint James, at Oxford, of Saint Margaret, at Liverpool, and many well-designed minor churches. Among his restorations are the cathedrals of York, Bristol, and Carlisle, Jesus College Chapel, Oxford, and Wantage church. Among his writings are The Brick and Marble Architecture of North Italy in the Middle Ages (1855), and Gothic Architecture in Spain (1865), which are classics in their fields.