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Unbuilt England

23 April 2014

1898 – Design for Municipal Buildings, Henley-on-thames, Oxfordshire

Architect: Millar & Nasmyth “Our illustrations show the plans and perspective view of the second premiated design for the Henley-on-Thames Municipal Buildings, submitted in competition by Messrs. Millar and Nasmyth, of Reading and...

13 February 2014

1898 – Design for Public Library, Putney, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Putney Library is a Grade II listed building, and built in 1899, to designs of architect was Francis J Smith. It was paid for by George Newnes, and the...

11 January 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire

Architect: F.W. Mee “This design was submitted in an open competition. The sum available was £4,000, which was to include a fire-station and caretaker’s house. The public offices are situated on the ground-...

08 April 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire

Architect: Charles Hindle & Herbert Davenport “This design is the one chosen in the open competition, in which 26 architects took part this spring. It was submitted under motto “Vox Populi,” and was...

26 May 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Taunton, Somerset

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This design was recently submitted, by Mr. R. Knill Freeman, architect, Bolton, in a limited competition for this work, and the proposed arrangements of the several departments, as required...

14 January 2014

1898 – Design for Urban District Offices, Eastleigh, Hampshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis This design was submitted in the recent competition by Messrs. Hall, Cooper, and Davis. Accommodation was provided for rate-collector’s office, council clerk’s public and private offices, surveyor’s public...

15 January 2013

1898 – Fire Station, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Unbuilt design for new fire station for the Bootle area. A six-bay fire station was constructed several years later to a more modest design. “The accompanying view is reproduced...

17 May 2014

1898 – Premiated Design for Technical Institute, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “The competition for the proposed technical school at Bootle was decided some few months ago. The town council received twenty -two sets of plans and designs for the buildings,...

01 January 2014

1898 – Technical School & Library, Colne, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse and Willoughby “This design was chosen last December, in an “open” competition, for the first place by Mr. S. W. Beaumont, F.E.I. B..\., Manchester, the assessor appointed by the corporation. The...


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