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Unbuilt England

15 January 2013

1898 – Fire Station, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Unbuilt design for new fire station for the Bootle area. A six-bay fire station was constructed several years later to a more modest design. “The accompanying view is reproduced...

19 December 2012

1859 – Design for St. Boniface Church, Whitechapel, London

Architect: E.W. Pugin “THE small chapel of St. Boniface, so long the only place of worship for the thirty thousand German Catholics in London, is to be replaced by a magnificent church worthy...

11 December 2012

1860 – Unbuilt Design for Wedgwood Memorial, Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Architect: Wigginton, Bennett & Morris “MANY of our readers will doubtless remember that within the last two years an effort was made to raise subscriptions for the purpose of erecting a monument to...

22 November 2012

1884 – Vestry Hall, Kensington, London

Architect: J.J. Stevenson & A.J. Adams Elevation towards High Street. Unbuilt proposal published in The Building News, August 1st 1884.

12 November 2012

1899 – Design for Union Church, Queen Square, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: John W. Simpson Unbuilt design for Union Congregational Church. Their existing Gothic church, built in 1854 by James & Brown, was extended by Paulton in 1867. After merging congregations in 1897, it...

12 November 2012

1887 – Design for Clock Tower, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: George Webb Unbuilt design published in The Architect, December 16th 1887.

08 November 2012

1887 – Unsuccessful design for Imperial Institute, South Kensington, London

Architect: T.G. Jackson Unsuccessful competition entry by Thomas Graham Jackson to design a new Imperial Institute in Kensgington. The massive, and to our eyes overscaled, tower would have been a local landmark. The...

26 October 2012

1884 – New Admiralty & War Offices, Whitehall, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse The published entry of Alfred Waterhouse for major architectural competition to design new Admiralty & War Offices. The leading architects of the day were invited, and the winners were Leeming...

26 October 2012

1884 – New Admiralty & War Offices, Whitehall, London

Architect: T.G. Jackson Thomas Graham Jackson’s shortlisted entry for a new office complex for the Admiralty and War Office in London. Published in The Builder.