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28 September 2009

1809 – Courthouse, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Francis Johnston The courthouse by Francis Johnston is a relatively simple affair and should be compared with the larger Courthouse built in nearby Monaghan only twenty years later. Armagh Courthouse is a...

28 September 2009

1774 – Former Hospital, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: George Ensor Built as the city hospital in 1774, and now an outreach campus for Queens University Belfast. Deceptively small, the ground falls away behind the main façade to allow for more...

28 September 2009

1771 – Public Library, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Thomas Cooley Fabulous Library building on an awkward sloping corner site by Thomas Cooley, the architect of Dublin’s City Hall which was started just two years earlier. Like City Hall, the library...

28 September 2009

1722 – Worcester Guildhall, Worcestershire

Architect: Thomas White The Worcester Guildhall was originally built as a meeting place for Worcester merchants artound 1227. As with many other guildhalls, it became the centre for civic administration, a role it...

27 September 2009

1880 – Cottage Residence, Maidstone, Kent

Architect: Hubert Bensted “This is the first of a group of houses being erected on the Manor House estate. It contains, besides the accommodation shown en the plan, five bed-rooms, dressing-room, bath-room and...

27 September 2009

1880 – Proposed New Church, Maesllwch, Radnor, Wales

Architect: Weatherley & Jones “This church, to accommodate 232 persons, was designed to cost £2,000, exclusive of the spire and belfry stage ; the materials being local grey- stone with Forest of Dean...

27 September 2009

1880 – Doone Terrace, Lorna Road, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: W. Galsworthy-Davie “The necessity of making these houses commercially successful compelled the architect to avoid all quaint conceits and picturesque oddities ; however, by the introduction of colour and patterns in the...

27 September 2009

1880 – ‘Sandrock’, Hastings, Sussex

Architect: W. Hay Murray Built as a residence for Baroness Von Roemer, perspective view including ground plan published in The Building News, September 17th 1880. “Sandrock, of which we publish a view this...

27 September 2009

1880 – Wesleyan Chapel, King Richards Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Architect: Redfern & Sawday Perspective view including ground & 1st floor plans from The Building News, March 19th 1880.


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