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21 September 2009

1878 – Brassey Institute, Claremont, Hastings, Sussex

Architect: W.L. Vernon Perspective including ground floor plan of art school, published in The Building News, June 6th 1879. Completed as designed, and in use as Hastings Central Library. The Brassey Institute in...

17 September 2009

1878 – Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco, California

Architects: Lord & Burham The Conservatory of Flowers is an elaborate Victorian greenhouse with a central dome rising nearly 60 feet high and arch-shaped wings extending from it for an overall length of...

17 September 2009

1878 – South City Markets, South Great George’s Street, Dublin

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne Second placed entry to design the South City Markets on Great Georges Street. The original was badly damaged by a serious fire in 1892, the adaption was handled by...

17 September 2009

1878 – Presbytery & Industrial Schools Booterstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In Ireland the Industrial Schools Act of 1868 established industrial schools (Irish: scoileanna saothair) to care for “neglected, orphaned and abandoned children”. In recent times these schools have become...

17 September 2009

1878 – New Magdalen Asylum & Laundry & Proposed Convent, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson

17 September 2009

1878 – Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Designed in Early French Gothic style with the nave, aisles and chancel terminating in 3 semicircular apses.The foundation stone was laind on 29 March 1875, and the church dedicated 27...

17 September 2009

1881 – St. Brigid’s Church, Ardagh, Longford

Architect: William Hague Construction started in 1881 and was not completed until 1903 by Hague’s partner and successor T.F. McNamara. The interior was adorned with richly carved stonework and a fine high altar...

17 September 2009

1878 – Dominican Convent, Wicklow, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Hague

13 September 2009

1878 – All Saints Church, Branksome, Poole, Dorset

Architect: Cole A. Adams & H.P. Horner “This church, which was built a few years back, stands in one of the prettiest parts of Branksome, a suburb of the now celebrated watering-place Bournemouth....