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Architecture of Scotland

02 September 2009

1879 – St Mary’s Episcopalian Cathedral, Edinburgh

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott After an architectural competition, this design of Sir George Gilbert Scott was chosen from six others. One of three designs by Sir George Gilbert Scott, for a church...

09 June 2009

1879 – The Peel House of Newbyres, Gorebridge, Scotland

Architect: Walter F. Lyon Perspective View including ground plan as restored by Lyon. Published in The Building News, August 22nd 1879.

09 June 2009

1879 – Unbuilt Design for Greenock Municipal Buildings, Scotland

Architect: Beatson Habershon “The second premium was awarded to the design illustrated by Mr. Charles Barry, the architectural adjudicator, out of 50 designs. The existing town-hall and council-chamber submitted occupy the centre of...

29 August 2009

1880 – “New Club” Buildings, Glasgow

Architect: J. Salmon & Son An unsuccessful design in a competition won by Campbell, Douglas & Sellars which resulted in the building now known as James Sellars House.

11 January 2010

1880 – Bute Hall, Glasgow University

Architect: John Oldrid Scott In 1870 a new-build campus was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style for Glasgow University replacing their traditional location. The largest of these buildings...

16 June 2009

1880 – Club Buildings, Glasgow

Architect: Campbell Douglas & Sellars Perspective View published in The Building News, April 20th 1894. The “New Club” is one of James Sellars’ finest surviving buildings in Glasgow, and features sculpture by William...

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...

05 November 2009

1880 – Design for New Municipal Buildings, Glasgow

Architect: J. Salmon & Son Unsuccessful entry to design new muncipal buildings, now Glasgow City Chambers. The competition was won by Paisley-born architect William Young, and the building opened in 1888.

09 June 2009

1880 – Kirkwood, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

Architect: Walter F. Lyon Perspective view published in The Building News, May 14th. 1880.