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08 June 2009

1878 – School, Pontardulais

Architect: A. & W. Bucknall

08 June 2009

Seward, Edwin

Edwin Seward trained in Yeovil and came to Cardiff as an assistant to G.E. Robinson. By 1875 he was a member of the firm James, Seward & Thomas that went on to build...

08 June 2009

1901 – Harbour Offices, Swansea

Architect: Edwin Seward Now a boutique hotel, but originally completed in 1903, and was designed by architect Edwin Seward who submitted the winning design out of 97 entries. “The plans and view illustrate...

08 June 2009

1882 – Designs for Municipal Buildings, Newport

Architect: E.A. Lansdowne, Thomas M. Lockwood First premiated design in architectural competition to design new municipal buildings to contain a town hall, police court, and a library. Local architect E.A. Lansdowne was later...

08 June 2009

1901 – The Red Lion, Pen Y Gros

Architect: Richard Hall “This hotel, which has just been built, is from the designs of Mr. Richard Hall, architect, Bangor, N.W. The building is faced with Ruabon red bricks with terracotta dressings. The...

08 June 2009

1906 – Bangor Free Library, Wales

Architect: Vernon Hodge Unsuccessful entry in architectural competition to design new library for Bangor, to be funded by the Carnegie Foundation.

08 June 2009

1907 – Bangor Free Library, Wales

Architect: Dixon & Potter Opened in 1907 after an architectural competition in 1906. Funded with a grant from Andrew Carnegie who provided £2,500. There is a copper tablet in the library foyer commemorating...

08 June 2009

1906 – Municipal Buildings, Barry, Wales

Architect: Hutchinson & Payne In 1903 a competition was held for the design of a new block of offices for the Barry Urban District Council. The assessor for the competition was Mr T.E....

08 June 2009

1880 – Corner of Bute & Custom House Streets, Cardiff

Architect: John P. Jones “This block of buildings is now in course of erection for Mr. C. Kyte, on the corner of Bute and Customhouse streets, Cardiff. The site is part of the...