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1862

11 March 2013

1862 – Church of St. Paul, Hooton, Cheshire

Architect: James K. Colling The church was built between 1858 and 1862 to a design by James K. Colling for the Liverpool banker R.C. Naylor at a cost of £5,000 (£350,000 as of...

09 March 2013

1862 – Terrace, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Architect: J.T. Bottle From The Building News, July 19th 1862: “Mr. J.T. Bottle, architect. Great Yarmouth, ha been awarded the premium of £20 for his design for a terrace for first-class houses to...

04 March 2013

1862 – International Hotel, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: E.W. O’Kelly Constructed for the seaside resort of Bray with 130 bedrooms, making it a large hotel for its time. Destroyed by a fire in 1974 and subsequently demolished.

14 January 2013

1862 – Lenaboy Castle, Galway

Architect: Samuel Ussher Roberts House built for Captain O’Hara at a reported cost of £3,500 in the Dublin Builder. Later taken over by the Sisters of Mercy and ran as an Industrial School,...

20 December 2012

1862 – St. Peter’s Church, Phibsborough, Dublin

Architect: George Goldie The chancel and transepts were erected, together with the great central tower to this design by George Goldie in the late 1860s. By 1871 the transepts, the chancel, and the...

04 October 2012

1862 – Dublin & Glasgow Steam Packet Co., North Wall, Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy A curiously domestic top floor, almost bungalow-looking, has been added to this warehouse and office building by McCurdy. Built as warehouses for the Dublin & Glasgow Steam Packet Co. who...

12 September 2012

1862 – Unbuilt Design for St. Finn Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Architect: E.W. Godwin Competition design from the 1862 competition published in The Building News, October 11th 1872. In February 1863, William Burges was declared the winner. His diary records his delight; “Got Cork!”,...

28 August 2012

1862 – Proposal for Channel Tunnel

A proposal for a tunnel under the English Channel by an Engineer named Chambers in a periodical, The London Journal. “The important and interesting discussion of the feasibility of connecting the railways of...

03 July 2012

1862 – International Exhibition, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke Held in South Kensington, on a site now occupied by the Natural History Museum. The buildings, which occupied 21 acres, were designed by Captain Francis Fowke of the Royal...