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Architecture of North West England

06 July 2009

1881 – Designs for Manchester Town Hall Competition, Lancashire

Architect: Bruce J. Talbert, Speakman & Charlesworth, Ed Salomons, Thomas Worthington, John O. Scott A selection of the 136 entries into a competition to design a new town hall for Manchester. The competition...

03 January 2014

1881 – Barrow Court, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: John Douglas This was one of Douglas’ largest country houses, built for the grain merchant, Hugh Lyle Smyth. It has been demolished. Also known as Barrowmore. “Barrow-court is pleasantly situated on an...

29 June 2009

1881 – Chadwick Museum, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This museum is the gift of the late Dr. Chadwick, and was erected for the Corporation from the design of Mr. E. Knill Freeman, Bolton, selected in open competition....

29 June 2009

1881 – Infirmary, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “The new infirmary at Bolton, which we illustrate, was commenced in the spring of 1879, and, in all probability, the building will be ready for occupation by autumn next....

24 August 2009

1881 – Liverpool School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: C.O. Ellison Second Premiated Design, perspective view including ground & 1st floor plans, published in The Building News, March 11th 1881. “The selected design in this competition was published in the Building...

23 February 2010

1881 – Liverpool School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Cook First premiated design in architectural competition. “We illustrate this week the first premiated design, by Mr. T. Cook, architect, 12, St. George’s-crescent, Liverpool. The areas of the various rooms were...

15 September 2009

1881 – Municipal Buildings & New Market Extension, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: W.H. Lynn “The space between the covered market and the site of the Town Hall was occupied by tavern premises, which, owing to rights of light which they enjoyed, prevented the completion...

18 October 2009

1881 – New Church, Watermillock, Ullswater, Cumberland

Architect: Charles Ferguson

29 June 2009

1881 – Proposed Free Library & Museum, Oldham, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Mitchell “In this competition the Corporation have selected the design marked ” F.S.A.,” submitted by Mr. Thomas Mitchell, F.R.I.B.A , of Oldham and Manchester, for the first premium, £100, and the...


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