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06 March 2013

1868 – Godwin & Crisp’s design for Bristol Assize Courts

Architect: Godwin & Crisp In 1868, an architectural competition was held for a new law courts building for Bristol. After the judging, led by Alfred Waterhouse, it was found that the three pseudonymous...

05 March 2013

1871 – West of England Sanatorium, Weston-Super-Mare, Somersetshire

Architect: Hans F. Price Much of the character of the buildings in the town of Weston-super-Mare derives from the use of local stone. Notable among the architects working in the 19th century was...

05 March 2013

1871 – Turkish Baths, No. 76 Jermyn St., London

Architect: Arthur Cates In 1862 the London and Provincial Turkish Bath Co. Ltd. built what was said by some to be the finest in Europe at number 76. Although both grand and spectacular...

01 March 2013

1871 – Loftus Hall, Fethard-on-Sea, Co. Wexford

Loftus Hall is a gaunt, three-storey nine-bay mansion of 1871, with rows of plate-glass windows and a parapet. It incorporates parts of a previous, late 17th century house. The house stands near the...

28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

24 February 2013

1871 – Competition Design, Rochester Castle Recreation Grounds, Kent

Architect: Baker & Lee Competition entry by Arthur Baker & William Lee, published in The Building News, May 12th 1871.

12 February 2013

1871 – India Mill, Darwen, Lancashire

Architect: Ernest Bates Eccles Shorrock & Co., cotton spinners, constructed this impressive building between 1859 and 1871, including the erection of a 303ft high Italian campanile chimney, and is now itself a Grade...

07 February 2013

1871 – Tolveau House, Redruth, Cornwall

Architect: James Hicks From The Building News, March 3 1871: “OUR illustration this week shows tho residence, as altered, of Alfred Lanyou, Esq., Redruth, which is situated in the centre of the richest...

28 January 2013

1871 – Premiated Design for Winchester Town Hall, Hampshire

Architect: Jeffery & Skiller