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Architecture of South West England

26 March 2014

1898 – Second Premiated Design for Taunton Town Hall, Somerset

Architect: J.M. Brydon Second premiated design in architectural competition. “Today we publish some drawings of Mr. J.M. Brydon’s design, to which the second place was accorded, and, as might be anticipated, the scheme...

29 March 2012

1899 – Canada House, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Gingell & Bligh-Bond “Canada House, of which we give an illustration is being erected at the corner of Baldwin-street, Bristol, by Messrs. Ford and Canning. The upper floors will be used as...

05 May 2014

1899 – Chapel & School, Moorfields, Somerset

Architect: Silcock & Reay “The chapel and school building shown is about to be erected on the Moorfields Estate, Bath. The scheme consists of a chapel, accommodating 360, together with minister’s and deacons’...

29 March 2014

1899 – Dominions House, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Arthur Blomfield Jackson Originally built for the Star Life Assurance Building to designs by Arthur Blomfield Jackson, who also designed their Dublin offices. The building was never completed as designed, the top...

10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

29 March 2014

1899 – Public Library & Technical Schools, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Architect: Waller & Son Still in use today as a public library, the main Gloucester Library in Brunswick Road was constructed at the end of the 19th century as a memorial to Queen...

08 May 2011

1899 – Residence, Woolacombe, Devon

Architect: Allen T. Russell “This building has been erected as a summer residence for Mr. Spencer Pickering, F.U.S., of Harpenden and London. It is built with local stone, and the main quoins and...

05 May 2014

1899 – Schools, Ashley Down, Bristol Gloucestershire

Architect: Paul & James “These schools have been lately erected at Ashley Down, Bristol, for the Bristol School Board. The materials of which the buildings are composed are local bricks with Bath atone...

26 May 2011

1899 – Second Premiated Design for Science and Art School, Frome, Somerset

Architect: Robert E. Brinkworth “The accompanying, -view of a design for the above, which we this week illustrate, shows the scheme which was awarded the second premium in the recent competition. The materials...