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17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea, Wales

Architect: Fairhurst & Thornley This design was placed second by the assessor, W.M. Fawcett, F.R.I.B.A., of Cambridge, and was awarded the premium of 100. The conditions were very carefully followed in planning, and...

17 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Proposal for Harbour Offices, Swansea

Architect: William Carruthers Laidlaw “This design wag favourably mentioned by the assessor, Mr. W.M. Fawcett, F.S.A. only two premiums were offered, and we illustrated the first premiated last Friday, and shall illustrate the...

15 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Design for Assembly Rooms, Belfast

Architect: William Carruthers Laidlaw Third premiated design for competition, adjudicated by Sir Thomas Drew for new Presbyterian Assembley Rooms. He judged the costing conditions to be unreasonable and unachievable. William Hemstock was awarded...

15 June 2014

1901 – Unbuilt Design for Assembly Hall, Belfast

Architect: Rupert Savage “This design was awarded the first premium by the assessor, Sir Thos. Drew, R.H.A. ; but the committee declined to accept any of the designs submitted in this competition, and...

13 June 2014

1875 – Dining & Confectionary Shop, Arnott & Co., Henry Street, Dublin

Architect: G.P Beater Destroyed by fire in 1894. A description published in 1875: “The premises now erecting for Messrs. Arnott and Co., in Henry-street, will contain besides the front and back shops (the...

13 June 2014

1882 – Grooms Cottage, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: W.I. Chambers “Our illustration in this number represents a new cottage in course of erection at Monasterevan, County Kildare, intended as a residence for the head groom on the stud farm of...

13 June 2014

1860s – Kircassock House, Magheralin, Co. Armagh

During the 1860s, the house was own by Jonathan Richardson MP, who had Alfred Waterhouse design some alterations, after which the house had assumed the form illustrated. During the Second World War the...

13 June 2014

1886 – Town Hall, Bessbrook, Co. Armagh

Architect: William J. Watson “These buildings, designed by Mr. William James Watson, M.R.I.A.I, architect, Newry, have very recently been completed under his supervision. Owing to the rapid increase of the population of this...

13 June 2014

1903 – Royal Archway, Wellington Place, Belfast

A triumphal arch at Wellington Place, Belfast, erected by the Linen Industry in honour of a visit by King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.