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29 March 2014

1899 – Dominions House, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Arthur Blomfield Jackson Originally built for the Star Life Assurance Building to designs by Arthur Blomfield Jackson, who also designed their Dublin offices. The building was never completed as designed, the top...

28 March 2014

1889 – Proposal for Post Office, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Unbuilt proposal for District Postal and Telepgraph Office. ” Our illustration is taken from a drawing by Mr. Howard Pentland of the Public Works Department, exhibited at the Royal...

28 March 2014

1899 – Isle of Man Banking Company, Douglas

Architect: Alexander Marshall Mackenzie The Isle of Man Bank was formed in 1865, and was acquired by National Provincial Bank in 1961, now part of the Royal Bank of Scotland. This fine bank...

28 March 2014

1899 – Victoria Diamond Jubilee Memorial, Singapore

Architect: Francis Sills Selected design in architectural competition to design a permanent memorial to Queen Victoria’s reign. “WE publish this week a perspective view and two plans of the design for the theatre...

28 March 2014

1899 – St. Michael’s Church, Abertillery, Wales

Architect: C. Hodgson Fowler Largely constructed as designed minus the tower and spire, still in use today by its congregation. “This church has been erected on the site of a much smaller one,...

27 March 2014

1875 – Waterside Railway Station, Derry

Architect: John Lanyon The Belfast & Northern Counties Railway commissioned an impressive dressed sandstone structure with Italianate tower, which opened in 1875. In addition to the usual train shed, waiting, booking and refreshment...

27 March 2014

1870 – Foyle Road Railway Station, Derry

Architect: Turner & Williamson Italianate railway terminus for the Great Northern Railway Company by Turner & Williamson. This was one of two stations in Derry, the other being the Waterside Station of the...

26 March 2014

1789 – Bishop Gate, City Walls, Derry, Co. Derry

Architect: Henry Aaron Baker The present Bishop Gate was built in 1789 as a triumphal arch to mark the first centenary of the closing of the gates by The Apprentice Boys of Derry....

26 March 2014

1867 – Schools, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Architect: John McCurdy Strongly reminiscent of the work of Deane and Woodward of a decade before. “With this number we give an illustration of schools at present being erect at Carlow. They are...