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20 July 2009

1878 – Haseley Manor, Warwickshire

Architect: William Young Perspective including ground plan published in The Building News, July 16th 1875. The present building, a fine example of grand Victorian craftsmanship, dates from 1878 when Alfred Hewlett, a Lancashire...

20 July 2009

W.C. Brangwyn (1837-1907)

William Curtis Brangwyn (1837-1907), was an architect and ecclesiastical decorator who illustrated and self-published Gothic Memorials, a compendium of late-Medieval cemetery art (1861).

19 July 2009

1890s – Post Office, 5 Usher’s Quay, Dublin

Fine post office facade on otherwise plain facade. Nice “Irish” style lettering in the signage.

18 July 2009

1877 – New Shops & Business Premises, Oxford Street, London

Architect: J.T. Wimperis Constructed opposite the landmark Selfridges department stire, this mid-Victorian building has is still in use today for a variety of retailers.

18 July 2009

1879 – Board Schools, Hanover Street, London

Architect: Edward Robert Robson Perspective View & Ground Plan of London School Board schools published in The Building News, April 25th 1879. “One of the most picturesque schools which Mr. E.R. Robson, the...

18 July 2009

1883 – Semi-Detatched Villas, Broomfield Crescent, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: William H. Thorp

18 July 2009

1884 – Residence, Vesper Gate, Kirkstall, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: William H. Thorp

18 July 2009

1900 – Stables & Shops, Headingley, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Albert E. Kirk

18 July 2009

Davidson, Charles (d.1925)

Charles Davidson was born in Forfar and seems to have been an assistant to Peddie & Kinnear in Edinburgh but moved to Paisley in 1875 to work on their National Bank and Bank...