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Vanished London

22 February 2012

1895 – Rotherhithe Town Hall, London

Architect: Murray & Foster Accepted design for Rotherhithe Town Hall, View from Neptune Street and Lower Road. After Rotherhithe Council merged with the old Bermondsey Borough Council in 1905, it cease to be...

28 July 2009

1896 – Carlton Hotel, Pall Mall, London

Architect: C.J. Phipps The Her Majesty’s Theatre adjacent, which still stands, is only indicated in these elevations. The architect was Charles John Phipps also, and the entire site was designed as an architectural...

13 February 2011

1897 – Bush Lane House, Cannon St., London

Architect: Delissa Joseph Demolished.

03 February 2014

1898 – Royal Music Hall, Holborn, London

Architect: Ernest Runtz Originally opened as Weston’s Music Hall on 16 November 1857 at 242-245 High Holborn. The theatre was renamed the Royal Music Hall in 1868, and then changed names again in...

27 July 2009

1898 – St. Marylebone Workhouse, Marylebone, London

Architect: Alfred Saxon Snell A major phase of new building took place in 1897-1901 at the St. Marylebone Workhouse. This comprised two five-storey blocks for aged and infirm males at the north fronting...

27 January 2014

1898 – The Metropolitan Music Hall, Paddington, London

Architect: Frank Matcham “This well-known variety theatre has just been rebuilt. It occupies the site of the previous “Metropolitan,” which was erected in 1862 on the same parcel of land occupied by the...

27 July 2009

1899 – 77/78 Gracechurch Street, London

Architect: Howard Chatfield Clarke Now demolished. “This building, occupying an important frontage to Gracechurch-street, with return frontage to Ship Tavern-passage, has just been completed and occupied as offices. The site included the entrance...

19 February 2012

1899 – Royal Duchess Theatre, Balham, London

Architect: W.G.R. Sprague The Royal Duchess Theatre had a flamboyant Beaux-Arts style exterior was topped by a huge copper dome which was surmounted by a cupola, upon which was a posed a Classical...

27 March 2011

1899 – Terriss Theatre, Rotherhithe, London

Architect: W.G.R. Sprague The interior decorations were in Louis XV style, cream and gold prevailing; there were two tiers only, and an absence of pillars. Became known as the Rotherhithe Hippodrome in 1907,...