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Architecture of West Midlands

13 September 2009

15th C. – Huddington Court, Worcestershire

15th-century manor house, described by Sir Nikolaus Pevsner as ‘the most picturesque house in Worcestershire’. The plans of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605 were conceived in...

28 September 2009

1722 – Worcester Guildhall, Worcestershire

Architect: Thomas White The Worcester Guildhall was originally built as a meeting place for Worcester merchants artound 1227. As with many other guildhalls, it became the centre for civic administration, a role it...

10 December 2012

1857 – Little Aston Hall, Staffordshire

Architect: E.J. Payne Little Aston Hall was originally constructed around 1730 by Richard Scott of nearby Great Barr Hall, in a Georgian style. The house was restyled by architect James Wyatt for William...

10 December 2012

1860 – Llwyn House, Oswestry, Shropshire

Architect: James Blake Published in The Building News, March 23 1860. “We engrave this week a view of the terrace front of Llwyn-house, a mansion in course of erection at Oswestry, from the...

15 February 2011

1860 – Restoration of Lichfield Cathedral, Staffordshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Interior perspective view looking east and west showing proposed reredos, screen, throne and stalls. During the Victorian era, the ornate west front of Lichfield Cathedral was extensively renovated by...

24 June 2009

1860 – Temperance Hall, Temple Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire

Architect: Yeoville Thomason

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...

24 June 2009

1860 – Walton Hall, Warwickshire

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott

24 March 2013

1861 – St. Cuthbert’s, Albrighton, Warwickshire

Architect: J.R. Veall From The Building News, May 24, 1861: “This building, the residence of Frederick Walton, Esq., of the Old Hall Works, Wolverhampton, has been lately completed at Albrighton, a village on...

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