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Architecture of London

01 March 2013

1860 – Westbourne Hall, Bayswater, London

Architect: Newman & Billing Originally built as an extension of the Bayswater Athenaeum, the facade is decorated with theatrical busts. From The Building News: “In our journal for May 2lst, 1861, we gave...

01 April 2013

1861 – Chapel for Converted Jews, Camberwell, London

Architect: W.G. Habershon From The Building News, April 26 1861: “This Chapel has been lately erected in Cold Harbor-lane, Camberwell, for converted Jews. The style may be called Lombardic rather freely adopted. The...

02 February 2011

1861 – Church of All Saints, Kensington Park, London

Architect: William White Elevations, Detail of Belfry Stage & Plan from The Building News, September 15th 1876. Construction on All Saints church was originally begun in the mid 19th century by the Reverend...

24 August 2009

1861 – Coome Warren, Wimbledon, London

Architect: George Devey “This house, of which we give a view to-day of the entrance-front, is the property of Mr. B.W. Currie, and it is picturesquely situated near the road from Wimbledon to...

01 April 2012

1861 – Houses, Lawrence Lane, Cheapside, London

Architect: F. Warren From The Building News: “AN architect’s responsibility in the design of a building varies in pro- portion to the importance of the thoroughfare in which it is erected The structure...

01 April 2012

1861 – London Bridge Railway Terminus Hotel, London

Architect: Henry Currey Railway hotel constructed for the London Brighton and South Coast Railway alongside their London Bridge Terminus. However, it was not successful, being on the south side of the river, and...

21 December 2012

1861 – Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle, London

Architect: William Wilmer Pocock A Baptist Tabernacle built by the renowned 19th century preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon. The original building was burned down in 1898, leaving just the front portico and basement intact,...

01 February 2013

1861 – Shop, The Strand, London

Architect: John Barnett From The Building News: “THE building, 31, Strand, of which we give an illustration on another page, is Elizabethan, of red brick, with Portland cement dressings, with a frontage to...

30 January 2013

1861 – St. Michael’s Church, Cornhill, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott St Michael, Cornhill was the site ofa medieval parish church, which was lost in the Great Fire of London, and replaced by the present building, traditionally attributed to Sir...