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.
The late Augustus Pugin designed Big Ben and some of the Oxford colleges. He also lived in Ramsgate. His fans are celebrating the 200th year since his birth.