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Architecture of Durham

02 February 2012

1828 – Lambton Castle, Durham

Architect: Joseph Bonomi the Elder & Ignatius Bonomi Largely constructed in its present form in the early 19th century by John George Lambton, first Earl of Durham and one-time Governor General of Canada,...

02 February 2012

1828 – Wynyard Park, Durham

Architect: Philip Wyatt Wynyard Park was the family seat of the Vane-Tempest-Stewart family, Marquesses of Londonderry, an Anglo-Irish aristocratic dynasty, but it was sold in the 1980s. The mansion was started by Benjamin...

19 June 2009

1860 – Bishops Auckland Town Hall, Durham

Architect: J.P. Jones Bishop Auckland Town Hall is a Grade II* listed building and was completed in 1862 overlooking the town’s market place. The town hall was designed by John Philpott Jones for...

19 June 2009

1860 – St. Aloysius Schools & St. Cuthbert’s College, Ushaw, Durham

Architect: Edward Welby Pugin

24 June 2010

1863 – St. Cuthbert’s Church, Durham

“The subject of our chief cut, the new church of St. Cuthbert, Durham, has just been completed, from the designs of Mr. Robson, of that city. The type upon which its architectural features...

28 February 2013

1868 – Elm Ridge, Darlington, Durham

Architect: G.G. Hoskins A private home until it became a Methodist church in the 1930s, which it still is to this day. From The Building News, January 8 1869: “ELM KIDGE, intended as...

26 February 2013

1870 – Backhouse & Co., Bank, Sunderland

Architect: G.G. Hoskins Backhouse’s Bank merged in 1896 with Gurney’s Bank of Norwich and Barclays of London to form what is now Barclays Bank. From The Building News: “THIS building, which his just...

13 October 2009

1870 – New Assizes Courts, Durham

Architect: W. Crozier From The Builder, January 22, 1870: Durham Assize Courts have undergone complete revision under the direction of Mr W Crozier the county architect and may be considered new. They appear...

14 March 2012

1873 – Competitive Design for Church of St. Mark, South Shields, Durham

Architect: Sulman & Rhodes Unbuilt competitive design for Church of St. Mark, published in The Building News, May 30th 1873.

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