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1875

07 January 2010

1875 – Former Convent, Drogheda, Co. Louth

This attractive former convent and school displays varied decorative detailing from the elegant dog-tooth mouldings to the more robust rock-faced plinth. This decoration together with the contrasting brick and stone construction make this...

14 December 2009

1875 – Premiated Design for New Parliament House, Berlin

Architect: Sir George Gilbert Scott Premiated entry after international architectural competition to design a new parliament for the then recently unified Germany.

09 December 2009

1875 – Paisley Town Hall, Scotland

Architect: Rennison & Scott Premiated design for new townhall. Interior illustration published in The Building News, July 23rd 1875. Never built, instead a fine design by Irish architect W.H. Lynn was constructed.

01 December 2009

1875 – Théâtre National de l’Opéra, Paris

Architect: Charles Garnier This is the thirteenth building to house the Paris Opera since the Opera was founded in 1669. Constructed as part of the great building programme which included the great boulevards...

13 November 2009

1875 – Former National Bank, Waterford

Architect: Brett & Sons Elaborate commercial premises designed in a Ruskinian Gothic as offices for the National Bank of Ireland. In good repair, the building has decorative polychromic brickwork above a granite ground...

13 November 2009

1875 – Bank of Ireland, Waterford

Architect: Sandham Symes Imposing late 19th century bank building with living accommodation in the upperfloors. The interior boasts quite a tall banking hall. The bank retains important salient features and materials, and is...

12 November 2009

1875 – St. Peter’s and Pauls’ Church, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan, G.C. Ashlin Construction took so long that both the original architect, O’Callaghan working in anusual style for him, and the replacement, Ashlin, had died. A robust romanesque style, the interior...

11 November 2009

1875 – Plassey House, Limerick

Architect: Joseph Fogerty & Son Italianate style villa now part of the buildings of the Univerity of Limerick and known to the students as the white house (because it contained the offices of...

04 November 2009

1875 – Crystal Palace Cemetery Buildings, London

Architect: A.G. Hennell From The Architect, January 30, 1875: We give illustrations this week of the buildings now being erected for the new cemetery between Anerley and Elmer’s End. The chapels are in...