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Architecture of England

11 March 2013

1805 – North Barningham Hall, Norfolk

Barningham Hall was built for Sir Edward Paston in 1612. It is said to have replaced an earlier hall, situated to the east between the present building and the lake. In 1805, the...

28 November 2012

1809 – The Royal Mint, London

Architect: Robert Smirke Constructed in 1809, the Royal Mint complex is much re-built as technology changed over time for the production of money. Smirke’s building was internally rebuilt in the 1880s to accommodate...

21 December 2012

1813 – Eaton Hall, Cheshire

Architect: William Porden / William Burn When Robert Grosvenor, then the 2nd Earl Grosvenor, and later the 1st Marquess of Westminster, inherited the Eaton estate in 1802, it was decided that the Samwell-designed...

10 June 2009

1823-53, British Museum, London

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke / Foster + Partners The core of today’s British Museum, including the great south front, was designed in 1823 by Sir Robert Smirke (1780-1867) in Greek Revival style, but...

02 February 2012

1828 – Lambton Castle, Durham

Architect: Joseph Bonomi the Elder & Ignatius Bonomi Largely constructed in its present form in the early 19th century by John George Lambton, first Earl of Durham and one-time Governor General of Canada,...

29 August 2013

1828 – University Club House, Pall Mall, London

Architect: William Wilkins The University Club House, were at 1, Suffolk Street, London, at a corner with Pall Mall near the north-west corner of Trafalgar Square. Designed by the neo-classical architect William Wilkins...

02 February 2012

1828 – Wynyard Park, Durham

Architect: Philip Wyatt Wynyard Park was the family seat of the Vane-Tempest-Stewart family, Marquesses of Londonderry, an Anglo-Irish aristocratic dynasty, but it was sold in the 1980s. The mansion was started by Benjamin...

09 March 2013

1832 – Royal Arcade, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: John Dobson A fine shopping arcade constructed in the early 1830s. Designed by Newcastle architect John Dobson (1787-1865), and built by Newcastle developer Richard Grainger (1797-1861). Demolished in the 1960s.

28 March 2009

1833 – Design for Carlton Club, London

Architect: Charles Robert Cockerell The Carlton Club on Pall Mall in London had invited various architects, including Pugin, Wyatt, Barry, and Decimus Burton to design a new clubhouse. Cockerell declined the opportunity to...

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