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Architecture of South West England

06 March 2013

1868 – Schools, Stogursey, Somerset

Architect: John Norton Still in use today as a Church of England Primary School. From The Building News, February 21 1868: “THESE handsome schools have been recently erected at Stogursey, or Stoke-courcy, in...

29 March 2014

1869 – Granary, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Ponton & Gough The Granary was built in 1869 for Wait, James and Co. As large amounts of grain were spread out to dry in this building, so it had to be...

10 March 2010

1869 – Highfield House, Gloucester

Architect: Giles & Biven From The Architect and Contract Reporter, October 30 1869: Our illustration of this week represents a subject of much interest to our non-professional readers. The English gentleman’s house””the something...

20 July 2010

1870 – St. Andrew’s Church at Toddington Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Architect: George Edmund Street St. Andrews, the 3rd church to stand on this site in Toddington, was designed by George Edmund Street who had been commissioned by the 3rd Lord Sudeley. Work started...

14 October 2009

1870 – Liverpool & London Insurance Offices, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: W. Bruce Gingell From The Builder, June 4, 1870: THE elaborately ornamented building of which we publish a view in our present issue has been erected in Corn street Bristol as the...

13 October 2009

1870 – Philiosophical Institution and Library, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Foster & Ponton From The Builder March 5 1870: The building for those amalgamated institutions at the top of Park street close to several other important edifices is progressing towards completion and...

14 February 2011

1871 – Premiated Design for Assize Courts, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Godwin & Crisp Front Elevation published in The Building News, June 9th 1871. An interesting background into this design was published in The Architect, May 8, 1869: “we have Messrs. Godwin &...

06 March 2013

1871 – Selected Design for Bristol Assize Courts

Architect: Popes & Bindon The assize courts were attached to the rear of the Guildhall between 1867-70, by TS Pope and J Bindon. Constructed after a contentious architectural competition, it is a Grade...

07 February 2013

1871 – Tolveau House, Redruth, Cornwall

Architect: James Hicks From The Building News, March 3 1871: “OUR illustration this week shows tho residence, as altered, of Alfred Lanyou, Esq., Redruth, which is situated in the centre of the richest...