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01 May 2014

1898 – Theatre Royal, Chatham, Kent

Architect: George E. Bond A was a 3,000 seat theatre built in 1899 and closed in 1955 and was converted into shops and a warehouse. In the late 1980s a campaign was started...

01 May 2014

1915 – Lloyds Bank, Manchester

Architect: Charles Heathcote & Sons The grand baroque Lloyd’s Bank is one of the the most imposing banks in Manchester. In a fine corner setting, this huge banking hall was completed in 1915...

01 May 2014

1910 – Design for Manchester Art Gallery

Architect: Warwick & Hall Ever since Manchester Corporation first took over the City Art Gallery in 1882 there have been plans to extend the premises. Finally in 1994, a competition was held, and...

30 April 2014

Ards Forest Park Competition won by Thomas O Brien & Emily Mannion

Donegal County Council Cultural Services Public Art Programmme and the Irish Architecture Foundation are delighted to announce the winner of the artscape @ ards architectural competition for the commission of an installation for...

29 April 2014

1882 – Glebe House, Harristown, Co. Kildare

Architect: William M. Mitchell Constructed along with a small Baptist Church by John La Touch. “The glebe-house is built of grey stock brock with Corsehill stone dressings.” The Irish Builder, September 1 1881.

29 April 2014

1882 – Baptist Church, Harristown, Co. Kildare

Architect: William M. Mitchell In 1857 John La Touche first heard the preaching of Dr. Spurgeon in London and was gradually won over by his brand of Baptist evangelism. He was received into...

29 April 2014

1862 – St. Joseph’s School & Convent, Cavan

Architect: John Ryan The Poor Clares founded a convent in Cavan in 1861 in a large premises on Main Street. As a closed contemplative order the nuns themselves were never seen by the...

29 April 2014

1899 – Design for Opera House, Norwich, Norfolk

Architect: Ernest Runtz Although this design was not constructed, a similarly planned building designed by W.G.R. Sprague opened in 1903. By 1906, it had been renamed the Hippodrome and had became a variety...

29 April 2014

1906 – Little Massingham House, Massingham, Norfolk

Architect: Wimperis & Best Country House. 1904-1905 by Edmund Wimperis and Best, architects, for Mrs E.W. Birkbeck. Finished externally in English bond red brick, rubbed brick and Ancaster stone dressings, with red Broseley...