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17 May 2014

1898 – Police Station, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Architect: Wood & Hutchings “This is a new police-station recently erected at Stoke-on-Trent, for the Staffordshire Standing Joint Committee. The design was selected in a limited competition. The building is constructed of brickwork...

17 May 2014

1898 – Premiated Design for Technical Institute, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “The competition for the proposed technical school at Bootle was decided some few months ago. The town council received twenty -two sets of plans and designs for the buildings,...

16 May 2014

1899 – House, Claremont Park, Blackpool, Lancashire

Architect: Herbert Wade “This building is in the course of construction at Blackpool, at a cost of about £.1,000. The whole of the dressings are of Mr. Edwards’ Ruabon red terracotta, the bricks...

15 May 2014

1899 – Welsh Congregational Church, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Owen Roberts “This church has recently been completed at a cost of 11,000, including all fitments, heating, and ventilating. The seating accommodation is for 4OO persons, and a schoolroom attached for 150...

15 May 2014

1862 – Crozier Memorial, Banbridge, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Barre Crozier was a British naval officer who participated in six exploratory expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. He was born at Avonmore House which stands opposite his large memorial...

14 May 2014

1875 – St. Mary’s Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Alexander Macalister The design was chosen as a result of an architectural competition. St Mary’s Catholic Hall was used for concerts and dances, and also included a primary school until 1901. It...

14 May 2014

1878 – Warehouses, Merchants Quay, Waterford

Architect: Walter G. Doolin “We publish herewith an illustration of a new warehouse about to be erected for Messrs. Power and Co., Merchants-quay, Waterford. The ground storey will be of Bagnalstown granite, Portland...

14 May 2014

From Classical to Curious

An exhibition of drawings from the Irish Architectural Archive’s Guinness Collection is now on display at the architecture gallery of the Irish Architectural Archive in Merrion Square. The Guinness Collection was assembled by...

14 May 2014

Reassessing Architectural Conservation Areas Conference

Dublin Civic Trust is pleased to announce details of a one-day conference assessing the role of Architectural Conservation Areas since their introduction under the Planning & Development Act, 2000. Placing a special emphasis...