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Unbuilt England

31 March 2013

1869 – Finsbury District Schools, London

Architect: Fred Peck The Finsbury School District, one of several such bodies set up to provide accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse, briefly existed in 1868-9. It never got as far...

13 July 2010

1869 – Royal Denmark Theatre & Winter Garden, Leicester Sq., London

Architect: E.C. Robins Never constructed. Originally the site of Saville House, formerly Aylesbury House of 1684, which was used for various exhibitions and entertainments from the first years of the nineteenth century. When...

15 March 2013

1871 – Design for National Gallery, Trafalgar Sq., London

Architect: Sir Austen Henry Layard & Gilbert R. Redgrave Design for new National Gallery in conjunction with the architect Gilbert Redgrave – elevation to Trafalgar Square, published in The Building News, July 21...

15 October 2012

1871 – Design for Winchester Town Hall, Hampshire

Architect: E.W. Godwin Unsuccessful design published after a competition in The Building News, August 25th 1871.

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 &...

03 October 2012

1871 – Unbuilt design for new Law Courts, Birmingham

Architect: Alfred Langston Competition entry for new Law Courts, Judges Lodgings & Municipal Buildings. Perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, September 29th 1871.

30 April 2013

1872 – Design for St. Annes Heath Asylum, Surrey

Architect: E.W. Godwin From The Building News, August 23 1872: “”Mens.” — The elevations of this design are treated in a clever and artistic manner The centre block, with a bold and picturesque...

16 July 2009

1872 – New Vestry Hall, Kensington, London

Architect: J.M. Brydon Unrealised design for a new Vestry Hall for the Borough of Kensington.

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.