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07 July 2009

Clutton, Henry (1819-93)

A pupil of Edward Blore between 1835-40, he commenced his own practice in 1844. He won first place in the Lille Cathedral competition with William Burges (his partner from 1851 to 1856). His...

07 July 2009

1908 – Proposed Addition to The Royal Courts of Justice, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner

06 July 2009

A tour of Eileen Gray’s hideaway

This year might be called The Year of Eileen Gray. In February, the Dragon armchair made by the Anglo-Irish decorator, designer and architect in 1917 became the most costly chair in history, when...

06 July 2009

1901 – Town Hall, Lenox, Massachusetts

Architect: From a 1908 postcard.

06 July 2009

1905 – Public Baths & Wash-Houses, South Shields, Northumberland

Architect: J.H. Morton

06 July 2009

1906 – Alnwick Infirmary, Northumberland

Architect: J. Wightman Douglas & Boyd & Groves

06 July 2009

1882 – Evangelical Protestant Deconesses Institution & Training Hospital, Tottenham, London

Architect: Edward C. Robins In 1865 a Dr Laseron decided to found a hospital where ladies could be trained to nurse the sick poor. Thus, the Evangelical Protestant Deaconesses’ Institution and Training Hospital...

06 July 2009

1905 – New Shipping Offices, Cockspur Street, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner 2nd. Premiated Design

06 July 2009

1905 – Lambeth Municipal Buildings, Brixton Hill, London

Architect: H.P. Burke Downing 2nd. Premiated Design