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14 April 2014

1880 – Cardiff Free Library & School of Art

Architect: J.H. Brett Submission for architectural competition to design a new central library for Cardiff. Submitted by Dublin architect J.H. Brett, the winning design was by architects James, Seward and Thomas,and was erected...

12 April 2014

1876 – Laurence Egan’s, 87 North King Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne This fine Victorian commercial premises still stands on North King Street, although hardly recognisable underneath modern signage, shop fronts and garish paint. The doorway to the right of the...

11 April 2014

1867 – Design for Hugh Moore & Co., Capel St., Dublin

Architect: William Fogerty Unbuilt proposal for a warehouse for a wholesale druggist, Hugh Moore & Co., for Capel Street on the site of the Scot’s church. The provision of the design became as...

11 April 2014

1881 – St. Andrew’s Parochial Schools, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry “These schools are proposed to be erected at the rere of St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew-street. Accommodation is provided for 200 children, with master’s residence and board-room, also the several...

10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

10 April 2014

1883 – Wesleyan Chapel, Stow Hill, Newport, Wales

Architect: W.G. Habershon Now known as Bethel Community Church, and located on the elevated western side of Stow Hill, on the corner of Wesley Place. “The Wesleyan chapel in course of erection at...

09 April 2014

1887 – Railway Station, Aughnacloy, Co. Tyrone

Aughnacloy was the head office of the Clogher Valley Railway and is the most substantial building on the line. The Clogher Valley was a 37 mile long, narrow gauge railway, opened in January...

09 April 2014

1903 – Savage Memorial Hall & Public Library, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Architect: H.A. Cheers The erection of this library was made possible by a donation from the Estate of William Savage and a subsidy from the Colonial Government. Cheers’ design was selected after an...

09 April 2014

1897 – Unbuilt Designs, Savage Memorial Hall, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Architect: Bateman & Bateman An architectural competition was held to design this public library and hall, it was won by English architect Henry A. Cheers. Second place was awarded to Bateman & Bateman....