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Vanished London

16 July 2009

1873 – Mansion House Buildings, London

Architect: J. & J. Belcher Detail of Queen Victoria Street front, elevation & section, as published in The Building News, July 4th 1873. “These buildings, which are now well known, are situated at...

16 July 2009

1873 – New Zealand Chambers, Leadenhall Street, London

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw Demolished. From The Building News, September 5 1873: “We have the satisfaction this week of giving a doublr-page illustration of a characteristic and picturesque block of buildings in Leadenhall-street,...

16 July 2009

1873 – St. Luke’s Parsonage House, Victoria Docks, London

Architect: Giles & Gane Published in The Building News, December 12 1873: “We give an exterior perspective, and ground and chamber plans, of this parsonage. It being a marshy soil, and there being...

01 July 2013

1874 – Old Furnivals Distillery, Nos. 26-27 High Holborn, London

Architect: George Somers-Clarke Published in The Building News, December 26 1873: “Nos. 26 and 27, High Holborn, have been taken by Messrs. Henry Brett and Co., of the Old Furnival’s Distillery, and have...

31 May 2011

1874 – Paper-Staining Works, Goswell Rd., London

Architect: Perry & Hanson From The Building News, August 28 1874: “The illustration represents the Goswell-road front of the Paper-Staining Works recently rebuilt, after a fire, for Messrs. Erwood and Co. The front...

17 July 2013

1874 – St. Peter’s Church, Eaton Square, London

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield St. Peter’s was designed in a classical style by the architect Henry Hakewill, completed by 1827, and featured a six-columned Ionic portico and a clock tower. In 1874, the...

16 July 2009

1875 – Boyd Workman’s Institute, Victoria Docks, London

Architect: Giles & Gane Founded by Henry Boyd, local vicar who was instrumental in trying to improve the lifes of the dockers and their families through education. In the 189s a centre for...

08 March 2010

1875 – Church, Cambridge Park, Twickenham, London

Architect: Raphael Brandon Possibly never built as designed – existing church on site seems to be by Lockwood & Mawson. This sketch of tower and chancel was published in The Building News, April...

16 July 2009

1875 – General Baptist Chapel, Westbourne Park, London

Architect: J. Wallis Chapman Now demolished – replaced by a modern circa 1950s church.