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He was recognised as a gifted artist in that he was able accurately and convincingly to demonstrate how his buildings would appear in reality and in context.

The French Académie d'Architecture honoured him with their Médaille d'Or.

He died at his country home at Yaxley Hall, near Eye, Suffolk in 1976 and is buried nearby at Thornham Parva.

These included Broughton Place (1935-37), executed in Scottish-Renaissance style.

Spence set up his first practice after Army service during the war.

His Swiss Cottage Library (1963-1964) was noted as a civic building of significant distinction, following its recent sensitive refurbishment.

Spence was made an OBE in 1948 and knighted in 1960.

Number 1 (usually rendered as 'Number One') had a connecting door, and became the nerve centre of Spence's large architectural practice, and continued functioning under his name until long after his death.

It was built in 1767-71 by John Dawes, and is listed Grade II.

His design for the Mortonhall Crematorium (1966) in Edinburgh is much admired.

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