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13 May 2014

1899 – Victoria Club & Institute, Sheerness-on-Sea, Kent

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Unbuilt proposal for an extension to an existing social club. “The accompanying illustration shows the new assembly-hall and billiard-room fur five tables, also the extension of the club premises,...

12 May 2014

1884 – Leonard Wine Merchants, Antrim Rd., Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: E.J. Byrne `The new premises, the subject of our illustration, are now being erected from the design of Mr. E.J. Byrne, architect, of 4 Waring-street Belfast, for Mr. Patrick Leonard, wine merchant....

12 May 2014

1871 – Nos. 24 & 26 Donegall Place, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Thomas Jackson & Sons “In no locality within the northern capital are architectural improvements more markedly observable than in Donegall Place. To this already fine business premises in this grand throughfare there...

12 May 2014

1880 – Design for Municipal Buildings, Glasgow

Architect: G.P. Beater Unsuccessful entry for new municipal buildings for Glasgow by Dublin architect George P. Beater. “We learn that the number of drawings sent in last year for the proposed municipal buildings...

11 May 2014

1898 – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Hurst & Bolshaw The Arcade first opened in October 1898 and was originally called the Leyland Arcade, after Southport MP, Sir Herbert Leyland. The arcade was the idea of John Humphrey Plummer,...

09 May 2014

1899 – Charter House, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Architect: C.W. Bovis Built for the Pearl Life Assurance Company in 1899. Now apartments and commercial units. Listed Grade II. “This block is being erected in a prominent corner position close to the...

09 May 2014

1898 – New Palace Theatre, and Great Western Hotel, Plymouth

Architect: J.T. Wimperis & Arber Unlike many Victorian buildings, this 1898 theatre survived the blitz on Plymouth during the Second World War and operated as a nightclub until 2006. Now increasingly derelict and...

09 May 2014

1902 – Design for Masonic Hall, Aldershot, Hampshire

Architect: Coggin & Wallis Completed in 1902, and no longer in use as a Masonic Hall. Listed Grade II. “This design was chosen from sixteen sets of plans in the recent competition. Mr....

08 May 2014

1968 – Design for Institute of Technology, Kevin Street, Dublin

Architect: Hooper & Mayne Perspective of the new technical college on Kevin Street.