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Vanished London

16 October 2009

1862 – Montagu House, Whitehall, London

Architect: William Burn From The Building News, November 28, 1862: His Grace the Duke of Bucclengh is one of the few noblemen who still retain a mansion on the banks of the Thames....

16 July 2009

1862 – New Library, Middle Temple, London

Architect: H.R. Abraham Destroyed during air raids during the Second World War. From The Building News, January 3, 1862: Three or four months ago the Prince of Wales publicly opened the new JL...

30 October 2011

1863 – New Buildings in Paternoster Row, London

Paternoster Row was a street in the City of London which was devastated by aerial bombardment during the Blitz of World War II, suffering particularly heavy damage in the night raid of 29-30...

26 October 2012

1863 – St. Alban’s Church, Holborn, London

Architect: William Butterfield The church of S. Alban the Martyr, Holborn was built by a leading architect of the day, William Butterfield in 1863. Sadly it was destined to last for only 78...

22 March 2013

1865 – Church of St. Philip, Sydenham, London

Architect: Edwin Nash Demolished in the early 1980s to provide a new church and sheltered housing. From The Building News: “This church was erected in 1865 from the designs of Mr. Edwin Nash,...

02 July 2014

1865 – Crown Life Assurance, Fleet Street, London

Architect: Sir Thomas Newenham Deane Venetian Gothic office building that was constructed to replace, his deceased partner, Benjamin Woodward’s Blackfriars office. The Blackfriars building influenced the design of the Crown Life building on...

16 July 2009

1865 – St. Pauls Church, Bethnal Green, London

Architect: B. Bigginton Bombed during the Blitz of the Second World War, St. Paul’s parish was united to St. Matthew’sin 1951. The church was demolished.

31 March 2013

1865 – Union Bank of London, Princes St., London

Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick This joint stock bank was established at 8 Moorgate Street, City of London, in 1839 as Union Bank of London with a paid-up capital of £211,500. The head office...

04 September 2012

1867 – City Terminus Hotel, Cannon St., London

Architect: Edward Middleton Barry Cannon Street Station opened in 1866. In 1867 an Italianate style hotel and forecourt designed by E.M. Barry was added. This provided much of the station’s passenger facilities as...


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