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1879

23 September 2009

1879 – University College, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Coleman & Willcox Design Submitted by Stuart Coleman & William J. Willcox, and published in The Building News, May 23rd 1879. “The two-story building consists of a broad central corridor, with the...

23 September 2009

1879 – Convent of Mercy Chapel, Bantry, Co. Cork

Architect: S.F. Hynes The chapel was a later addition to the Romanesque Revival complex, and was designed by S.F. Hynes. “This chapel is to be built in connection with the Convent of Mercy,...

21 September 2009

1879 – St Finn Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

Architect: William Burges Sited on a hillside above the south channel of the River Lee, St Finn Barre’s Cathedral is a miniature cathedral but a decorative giant. The exterior of this quite small...

21 September 2009

1879 – Queensmead, Windsor, Berkshire

Architect: Walter F. Lyon Perspective view published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “Tms mansion is now being built at Windsor, on a piece of ground which is being laid out with...

21 September 2009

1879 – Mayo College, Ajmer, India

Architect: Major C. Mant R.E. Several designs were submitted in Grecian, Indo-Saracenic and Kolhapur styles by different engineers. The viceroy finally adopted Major Mant’s Indo-Saracenic design in June 1875. The construction began in...

17 September 2009

1879 – Sedes Sapientiae (Training School) Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In the early 1830s Catherine McAuley started training courses in the Baggot Street Convent to qualify able students who wished to become governesses or teachers in various schools throughout...

17 September 2009

1879 – Dun Laoghaire Town Hall, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson Now part of the larger DĂșn Laoghaire-Rathdown County Offices, the former Town Hall and Market House was a multipurpose building containing a Courthouse, trade and administration facilities for the...

17 September 2009

1907 – Warehouse, Library Street, Belfast

Architect: William J. Fennell Built as Library House for Robert Watson & Co, a firm of cabinet makers and upholsterers. The building has a dramatic round turret, largely glazed at ground and first...

17 September 2009

1879 – Warehouse, Donegall Place, Belfast

Architect: Robert Watt Largely built as illustrated in elaborate stucco at 7-9 Donegall Place, the building no longer has the ornamental pediment, but otherwise is in fairly good condition. Built for Messrs. Lindsay...