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Buildings

04 September 2009

1574 – Basilica de St. Francisco de Asis, Havana, Cuba

The basilica and the monastery of San Francisco de Asis (Saint Francis of Assisi) were built in Havana, Cuba at the end of the sixteenth century (1580-91) as the home of the Franciscan...

04 September 2009

1850 – Middleton Park, Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath

Architect: George Papworth Middleton Park House was built by George Boyd-Rochfort in 1850 and designed by leading Irish architect George Papworth. Drawings of part of the interior were exhibited by Papworth during the...

04 September 2009

1860 – Wynnstay Hall, Ruabon, Wales

Parts of the grounds were landscaped by Capability Brown and the park was regarded as one of the largest and most important in Wales, containing several important monuments; a column by James Wyatt,...

04 September 2009

1558 – Kirtling Hall, Cambridgeshire

Architect: Francis Adams Kirtling Towers is all that now remains of the ancient Kirtling Hall, originally built about the reign of Henry VI but the main part of the building was pulled down...

03 September 2009

1884 – Two Houses, St. James’s Park, London

Architects: Isaacs & Florence

03 September 2009

1884 – Easton Lodge, Great Dunmow, Essex

Architect: William Young

03 September 2009

1885 – Beckenham Public Hall, Kent

Architect: George Vigers The design for the building was commissioned by the Beckenham Public Hall Company from the architect George Vigers of Old Jewry. The chairman M.J. Sturges and the Hon. Secretary Alfred...

03 September 2009

1385 – Church of Our Lady Before Tyn, Prague, Czech Republic

The Church of Our Lady Before Tyn (Tà½nskའChrám) dominates one side of the Old Town Square. The spires of this powerful looking Gothic church (with a Baroque interior) can be seen from...

03 September 2009

1338 – Old Town Hall, Prague, Czech Republic

The Old Town’s ancient town hall was established in 1338 after the agreement of King John of Luxemburg to set up a town council. A Gothic chapel and a neo-Gothic north wing were...