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Unbuilt England

23 February 2010

1879 – Design for City of London School

Architect: Oliver & Leeson Highly Commended in architectural competition. “The estimated cost of this design was £49,500, and the materials proposed were white Suffolk bricks for the elevation next the Royal Hotel, the...

04 January 2011

1879 – Herne Hill Mission Competition, London

Architects: William Penstone, J.E.K. Cutts, Aston Webb A selection of designs published in The Building News, December 12th 1879. It is unclear if the winning design was ever constructed. The instructions issued to...

29 June 2009

1879 – Over Darwen Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Charles Bell The selected design including ground & 1st floor plans as published in The Building News, October 24th 1879. At a meeting of the Local Board on 3rd June 1878 a...

12 October 2009

1879 – Unbuilt Design for St. Luke’s Church, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Burder & Baker Interior and exterior views including ground plans published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “Tms design was submitted by Messrs. Burder and Baker, in an open competition, and...

24 June 2009

1879 – Wesleyan Theological Institution, Handsworth College, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Architect: C.O. Ellison Second Premiated Design. Front , Rear Elevations & Ground Plan with alternative design for primary facade. Published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “We illustrate this week the second...

06 July 2009

1881 – Designs for Manchester Town Hall Competition, Lancashire

Architect: Bruce J. Talbert, Speakman & Charlesworth, Ed Salomons, Thomas Worthington, John O. Scott A selection of the 136 entries into a competition to design a new town hall for Manchester. The competition...

09 September 2010

1881 – Design for Clock Tower, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: James M. MacLaren Third Premiated Design in an architectural competition. “The conditions of the competition restricted competitors to placing the centre of the dial 2-5ft. from the ground, providing a dial-chamber 5ft....

24 August 2009

1881 – Liverpool School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: C.O. Ellison Second Premiated Design, perspective view including ground & 1st floor plans, published in The Building News, March 11th 1881. “The selected design in this competition was published in the Building...

26 June 2009

1881 – Proposed Clock Tower, Brighton, Sussex

Architect: Thomas Simpson & Henry Branch An architectural competition was organised to design a new clock tower for the fashionable sea-side town of Brighton. Third Premiated Design was awarded to James M. MacLaren....