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08 May 2014

1899 – London & Counties Bank, Clacton-on-sea, Essex

Architect: Baker & May “This building is just completed. The ground floor consists of the bank office, manager’s room, waiting – room, and strong – rooms, Mo. ; the manager’s residence is arranged...

08 May 2014

Record Breaking Simon Open Door Weekend: Over 1,200 Bookings

The 10th Annual RIAI Simon Open Door Weekend will be a record-breaking event. Over 1,200 bookings have already been made for consultations with Registered Architects on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th May 2014....

08 May 2014

1899 – Town Hall, Dukinfield, Cheshire

Architect: Eaton, Sons & Cantrell “The site for the town hall, Dukinfield, is in King-street ; the building will be set back about 50ft. from the street. The elevations are of Accrington bricks,...

07 May 2014

1879 – Mortuary Chapel, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The present-day entrance gates, offices and mortuary chapel at Glasnevin were designed by J.J. McCarthy (1817 -1882), Ireland’s pre-eminent architect of Catholic churches. Hiberno-Romanesque in style, a symbol of the...

07 May 2014

1886 – Design for Cardinal MacCabe Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Premiated designs for memorial to Roman Catholic Prelate Cardinal MacCabe. The competition was won by George C. Ashlin. Illustration published in The Irish Builder, July 1 1886.

07 May 2014

1876 – St. Patrick’s Convent of Mercy, Downpatrick, Co. Down

Architect: Mortimer H. Thomson “The subject of our illustration with present No. is the Convent of Mercy lately erected at Mount St. Patrick, Downpatrick. The material used is the local blue stone in...

07 May 2014

1898 – Design for Guildhall, Cambridge

Architect: John Belcher Unbuilt design for a new Guildhall for Cambridge. The present Guildhall in Cambridge, was completed in 1939, to the designs of Charles Cowles-Voysey. “Our first review of the architecture at...

07 May 2014

1898 – Grand Theatre, Luton, Bedfordshire

Architect: Charles Herbert Shoppee Built adjacent to the swimming baths of 1872, the Grand Theatre was opened on 10th December 1898 with a performance by Lily Langtree. It was designed by London based...

07 May 2014

1899 – Residence, Bath Rd., Reading, Berkshire

Architect: W.G.A. Hambling “The site is in the best part of a residential neighbourhood. The building contains eight bedrooms, dressing-room, bathroom, linen closet, two w.c.’s, three reception-rooms, and usual offices ; also wine,...