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Architecture of South East England

16 March 2012

1868 – Residence at Bagshot, Surrey

From The Building News: “ON another page will be found an illustration of a residence recently erected on the estate of Sir George P. Lee, Knight, near Bagshot, Surrey. It has been the...

16 February 2013

1868 – St. George’s Church, Croydon, Surrey

Architect: John Thomas Barker From The Building News: “THIS church is being built for the English Presbyterian body from designs by Mr. John Thomas Barker, architect, Croydon. It consists of nave and transepts,...

04 September 2012

1868 – St. Michael’s Orphanage for Girls, Bletchingley, Sussex

Architect: Edward Welby Pugin Constructed through the generosity of the Dowager Duchess of Leeds between 1865-68; the location was originally known as Bletchingley Farm, and intended for 120 girls. It later became St...

09 March 2010

1869 – Balliol College, Oxford

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Description published in The Architect and Contract Reporter, January 2 1869, written by the architect Alfred Waterhouse. [Mr. Editor,””You have requested me to give you a short description of the...

16 March 2013

1869 – Brighton County Court, Sussex

Architect: T.C. Sorby Not quite built as illustrated in The Building News, the former County Court of Sussex still stands today in Church St., Brighton. From The Building News, February 21, 1869: “THE...

21 July 2010

1869 – St. John the Evangelist Church, Hailey, Oxfordshire

Architect: Clapton C. Rolfe Designed by the young architect Clapton Crabb Rolfe, whose father Rev. George Crabb Rolfe was the Vicar. The Oxford Diocesan Architect George Edmund Street condemned Rolfe’s first designs as...

10 March 2010

1869 – St. Mary’s Church, Stroud, Kent

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield From The Architect and Contract Reporter, November 27 1869: The church, dedicated in honour of the Blessed Virgin, is built and partially endowed at the sole expense of Mrs....

27 July 2010

1870 – Cottage Buildings, Walton Manor, Oxfordshire

Architect: Clapton C. Rolfe Elevations & Plans published in The Building News, February 4th 1870. “These cottages are being built on land belonging to S. John’s College, Oxford, let on lease for a...

14 October 2009

1870 – Berkshire, Reading and Newbury Lunatic Asylum

Architect: C.H. Howell From The Builder, April 2, 1870: THE subject of the accompanying illustration is the newly erected asylum for the reception of the insane poor of the county of Berks and...