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Vanished England

09 May 2013

1869 – Harrington House, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Architect: Edward Welby Pugin Commissioned by a Major Seel, it cost him £27,000, an enormous sum in those days. Through lack of funds he was unable to complete the furnishings, and never lived...

17 May 2013

1869 – Milner Field, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Harris Milner Field was a large mansion set within its own parkland, one mile to the north west of the mill and model village of Saltaire. It was commissioned by Titus...

28 November 2013

1871 – Central Telegraph Office, General Post Office, London

Architect: James Williams The headquarters for the General Post Office was built on the eastern side of St. Martin’s Le Grand in the City of London between 1825 and 1829 to designs by...

24 March 2013

1871 – College for Congregational Ministers Daughters, Gravesend, Kent

Architect: E.C. Robins Later known as Milton Mount College For Girls in Gravesend. The College was founded in 1871 by the Rev. William Guest, pastor of the Congregational chapel at Gravesend, as a...

23 March 2013

1871 – Preen Manor House, Church Preen, Shropshire

Architect: Richard Norman Shaw North east view published in The Building News, August 11th 1871. A site of a Cluniac monastery -he monastic buildings were demolished in 1850 to make way for a...

28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

05 March 2013

1871 – Turkish Baths, No. 76 Jermyn St., London

Architect: Arthur Cates In 1862 the London and Provincial Turkish Bath Co. Ltd. built what was said by some to be the finest in Europe at number 76. Although both grand and spectacular...

13 May 2013

1872 – No. 36 Piccadilly, London

Architect: George & Vaughan Published in The Building News, July 19 1872: “IN our review of the International Exhibition we noticed as follows the high character of design and draughtsmanship reached by Messrs....

16 July 2009

1873 – Mansion House Buildings, London

Architect: J. & J. Belcher Detail of Queen Victoria Street front, elevation & section, as published in The Building News, July 4th 1873. “These buildings, which are now well known, are situated at...