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Crowds turn out at St Augustines Church in Ramsgate to celebrate the life of Augustus Pugin, who designed Big Ben and hundreds of other buildings.
Today marks 200 years since the birth of Augustus Pugin, one of the UK's most influential architects. He designed Big Ben, two Oxford colleges and several other buildings. The anniversary has been marked in various ways including a service at the church in Ramsgate where he was buried in 1832.