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Architecture of London

16 October 2009

1862 – St. James’s Vestry Hall, Piccadilly, London

Architect: A.P. Howell From The Building News, May 16, 1862: A building, now approaching completion, and of which we give a JL view on another page, has been erected by the Vestry of...

26 March 2013

1862 – The Grosvenor Hotel, London

Architect: James T. Knowles Built by the Victorian railway pioneers in 1862, The Grosvenor Hotel Victoria ushered in a Golden Age of travel. It has been restored to its former glory and is...

16 October 2009

1862 – Unitarian Church, Islington, London

Architect: J.C. Clarke From The Building News, August 29, 1862: Our engraving this week represents the exterior of the fine church just built at Islington for the Unitarians, which was duly opened on...

16 October 2009

1862- Church of St. James the Less, Westminster, London

Architect: George Edmund Street Part of an architectural ensemble of church, hall and school, this complex is now surrounded by a housing estate, rather than the urban environment it was built in. A...

24 June 2010

1863 – Clocktower, Bethnal Green, London

Architect: H.A. Darbishire “This clock-tower has been built by Miss Burdett Coutts, for the convenience of the tenants of Columbia Square. It is situate in the centre of the quadrangle, and contains a...

01 July 2013

1863 – Herne Hill Station, London

Architect: John Taylor Herne Hill station and the first section to be completed of a new line from Beckenham Junction to Victoria, and opened on 25 August 1862. The station was designed by...

24 June 2010

1863 – Houses, Guy’s Hospital, Southwark, London

Architect: Newman & Billing “Two houses of which we give an illustration, have been recently erected by the governors of Guy’s Hospital for the purpose of providing residences for two of their medical...

24 June 2010

1863 – Houses, Worship Street, Finsbury, London

Architect: Philip Webb “The name Gillum’s-fields continued to be applied to the space behind the houses; but, like the other fields of London, they soon lost their rural character, and degenerated into a...

24 June 2010

1863 – National Albert Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Selected design as published in The Builder, May 23 1863. When Prince Albert died on 14 December 1861, the initiative was taken by the Lord Mayor of London, William...