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04 March 2014

1867 – Wool Exchange Building, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Lockwood & Mawson The winning entry in an architectural competition that drew many entries, with John Ruskin invited to give his advice. Wwon by the local architects Lockwood and Mawson with a...

03 March 2014

1874 – Proposed new street by Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew “This illustration is such a reproduction from a rough sketch made some time back by Mr. Drew, RHA to realise for some parties interested the effect of a new...

03 March 2014

1867 – No.59 Dawson Street, Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones A former house converted into a commercial premises for J.B. Johnstone, military and merchant tailor. Later referred to as J.B. Johnstone of London, Dublin & Bombay, so they must...

03 March 2014

1888 – Second Design for Northern Assurance Co., Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Entrant in an architectural competition to design offices for the Northern Fire and Life Assurance Company. O’Callaghan entered two external designs, an approach that was common enough in Victorian architectural...

02 March 2014

1875 – Bank of Ireland, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Architect: Timothy Hevey The Hibernian Bank aggressively pursued the business of the new Catholic middle classes, and in doing so, used an architectural idiom similar to that being used in the new churches...

02 March 2014

1863 – Ulster Bank, Longford, Co. Longford

Architect: James Bell Fine limestone facade with carved riverine keystones to the windows on the ground floor. Published in The Irish Builder, February 15 1863.

02 March 2014

1887 – Ballynafeigh Orange Hall, Ormeau Rd., Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Batt William Batt had designed several other Orange Halls including the Orange Hall in Clifton Street, were he was a member of Eldon L.O.L. No 7. Watt and the hall committee...

01 March 2014

1906 – Austin’s Department Store, Derry

Architect: M.A. Robinson A most imposing 5 storey Edwardian building with its conglomeration of large windows, columns, pedestals, balconies and a copper roofed cupola. This flamboyant building was built between 1904 and 1907...

01 March 2014

1890 – 39 Hill Street, Newry, Co. Down

Architect: John Brown Now known as Bank Buildings, but in 1898 was a commercial premises for Lee & Son, pianoforte warehouse.