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08 June 2014

1899 – Building over GWR Tunnel, Carrs Lane, Birmingham

Architect: Ralph Heaton Proposal for building over a Great Western Railway tunnel showing the underpinning structure. Published in The Building News, September 22, 1899. Demolished in 1988 after structural failure.

07 June 2014

1876 – Philbeach Gardens, Earls Court, London

In the year after 1867, Earls Court was transformed into a densely populated suburb with 1,200 houses and two churches. Building began in Philbeach Gardens in 1876.

06 June 2014

1899 – Cannon Street Hotel, Birmingham

Architect: Bateman & Bateman “The plans make this design explicit — Portland stone, with Berkshire bricks and green slates, being the materials, with a good deal of ironwork in the construction. Building operations...

06 June 2014

1898 – Mutual Sick Benefit & Old Age Society, Birmingham

Architect: J.W. Allen Finished in red brick and cream terra cotta. Also known as Coleridge Chambers. Grade II Listed. “The proposed building is in close proximity to the Victoria Law Courts, having a...

06 June 2014

Sharing Architecture 2014 Exhibition Launch & Lecture Series

Cork City Council Arts Office has embarked on an new initiative entitled ‘Sharing Architecture’. This new collaborative project is using design to investigate the impact of architecture on public utilities and through this...

06 June 2014

Irish Georgian Society looking for a temporary co-ordinator

The Irish Georgian Society is seeking to appoint a temporary co-ordinator of its Conservation Education Programme for the duration of maternity leave (mid-July 2014 to mid-February 2015). This is an invaluable opportunity for...

06 June 2014

1845 – St Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: William Deane Butler The architect of Ballyragget Church, William Deane Butler, was responsible for quite a few churches in the Diocese of Ossory. He also designed the Cathedral and the Diocesan College....

06 June 2014

1929 – Sacred Heart Church, Arvagh, Co. Cavan

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne The foundation stone was laid on 2nd October 1927, and the official opening took place on 8th September 1929. The architect was Ralph H. Byrne, of W.H. Byrne &...

05 June 2014

1855 – Railway Station, Coleraine, Co. Derry

Architect: Charles Lanyon Original railway station for the BBCPJR – Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway – constructed for the opening of the line in 1855. A second building in a similar...