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20 May 2015

1882 – Methodist Church, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Demolished in 2008.

20 May 2015

1901 – Temperance Hotel, Whitehead, Co. Antrim

Originally opened as a Temperance Hotel at the railway excursion resort of Whitehead. Later known as Sunshine House, now a much altered private residence.

12 May 2015

1889 – Design for Shah Jahan Mosque, Woking, Surrey

Architect: W.I. Chambers The Shah Jahan Mosque was the first purpose-built mosque in the United Kingdom. Built in Bath and Bargate stone in a indo-saracenic style commissioned by Shah Jahan, Begum of Bhopal...

12 May 2015

1905 – Design for Customs House, San Francisco

Architect: Clinton Day Unsuccessful competition entry in a national design competition for a new custom house. The competition was won by Eames and Young, a St. Louis architectural firm, and the building eventually...

12 May 2015

1914 – C.R. Ashbee’s plans for Dublin

Architect: C.R. Ashbee & G.H. Chettle Plans entered in the Dublin Town Planning Competition of 1914. Highly recommended but the competition was won by Patrick Abercrombie. Conceptualised before the events of 1916 which...

11 May 2015

1923 – John Player Factory, Botanic Rd., Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: Hepworth & Rayson Former cigarette factory for John Player Ltd., designed by an English architectural partnership of Hepworth & Rayson. Later extended by Ashworth & Smith.

10 May 2015

1737 – Mount Ievers Court, Sixmilebridge, Co. Clare

Architect: John Rothery Mount Ievers was built between 1733 and 1737 for Henry Ievers to the design of John Rothery a local architect. Rothery’s son Isaac completed the work after his death in...

10 May 2015

1929 -“ Montague Burton Buildings, Cornmarket, Belfast

Architect: W.R. Priddle Built in 1929 and formerly occupied by Burtons and Woolworths, and now Dunnes Stores. Officially it is “Montague Burton Buildings. Priddle was a London-based architect who worked for Woolworths, his...

09 May 2015

1901 – The Empire Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire

Architect: Bodley & Garner The Empire Hotel used as an annex to the Granville Military Hospital during the First World War and as a discharge depot for Canadian troops after the second. Later...