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12 February 2013

1866 – Dome of the U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.

Architect: Thomas U. Walter Constructed during the period 1855-1866, the dome was designed by the Philadelphia architect Thomas U. Walter, who was also the architect of the House and Senate extensions. Montgomery C....

28 January 2013

1866 – St Mary, Itchen Stoke, Hampshire

Architect: Henry Conybeare The architect of the new church, the second on the site, was the rector Charles Conybeare’s younger brother Henry Conybeare, a civil engineer with an interest in Gothic architecture, who...

10 December 2012

1866 – Cambridge Union Society Building, Cambridgeshire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse The Bridge Street premises was designed by Alfred Waterhouse (who went on to design the Oxford Union Society’s building) and formally opened on 30 October 1866. An additional wing to...

06 September 2012

1866 – New Infirmary, Hartshill, Stoke-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire

Architect: Nichols & Lynam Now part of the University Hospital of North Staffordshire, the Royal Infirmary at Hartshill was one of the earliest hospitals to be built on the pavilion system favoured by...

05 September 2012

1866 – Grosvenor Hotel, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: T.M. Penson Designed and built between 1863 and 1866 by the Chester architect Thomas Mainwaring Penson – it his last major work. It was completed after his death by his son’s firm...

05 September 2012

1866 – The Hampshire Bank, Southampton

Architect: R. Critchlow “Compared with the number of banks recently opened in London the provinces cannot be said to have done much in this kind of building, and perhaps it is all the...

04 September 2012

1866 – Design for the City Meat & Poultry Markets, Smithfield, London

Architect: Knightley & Mew Placed design after an architectural competition to design a new markets for London. The buildings erected were designed by architect Sir Horace Jones, who was also responsible for Billingsgate...

24 August 2012

1866 – Cornhill Chambers, London

Architect: Edmund Woodthorpe Published in The Builder in 1866.

28 March 2012

1866 – Former Bank, Cornmarket, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Former banch bank for the Royal Bank, later part of AIB. Now no longer used as a branch. Fine streetlevel facade with high but relatively plain banking office behind. The...