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British-born architect,  Henry Alexander Nesbitt Medd (21September  1892 - 26 October  1977), was the son of the Reverend Canon Peter Medd of North Cerney. At Abingdon School were he studied, Medd was a Young and Summers Scholar. In 1911 he was articled to F.C. Eden and in 1915 entered the office of Sir Edwin Lutyens.

He worked closely with Sir Herbert Baker in New Delhi. In 1925 his design was chosen from many in the 'close competition of design' held to select the best design for the Cathedral Church of the Redemption. He has also designed the Church of the Sacred Heart in Delhi (1927-28), law courts at Nagpur (1937) and was Chief Architect to the Government of India (1939-47). In 1959, he was made Master of the Art Workers Guild.

 

  

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