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23 March 2013

1879 – Wesley College, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Wesley College was founded in 1845 on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin as a Methodist Foundation but welcomes students of all faiths. It was originally proposed that to build a...

11 March 2013

1879 – St. Michael’s Church, Ditton Hall, Cheshire

Architect: Henry Clutton Founded when Jesuits who had been expelled from Germany in 1872 and settled in Ditton. The church was constructed between 1876 and 1879, cost £16,000, and was funded Lady Mary...

06 March 2013

1879 – Costello Chapel, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

One of the smallest chapels in the world at sixteen feet long by twelve foot wide covering a floor area of 192 feet. The Costello Memorial Chapel was erected by Edward Costello to...

01 November 2012

1879 – Burdett-Coutts Memorial Sundial, St. Pancras Gardens, London

Architect: George Highton This memorial sundial, which is a Grade II listed structure, was unveiled in 1879 by Baroness Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), a great Victorian philanthropist who sought to rid London of its slums.It...

03 October 2012

1879 – Round & Green’s Bank, Colchester, Essex

Architect: Ernest C. Lee A small independent banking house, in operation since the 1820s. In 1891, it (as Round, Green, Hoare, & Co.) merged with Gurney’s of Norwish, and was inturn taken over...

27 August 2012

1879 – New Shops, Offices & Warehouses, Aldersgate, London

Architect: George Vickery Published in The Building News, December 26th 1879. “We illustrate this week a block of buildings now in course of erection on a portion of the site of the so-called...

19 July 2012

1879 – Bank Premises, Sudbury, Suffolk

Architect: Brightwen Binyon New bank branch for Messrs. Alexander, Birbeck, Barclay & Buxton. Perspective including ground floor plans published in The Building News, August 8th 1879. “his building is now in course of...

19 July 2012

1879 – Anderton’s Hotel, Fleet Street, London

Architect: Ford & Hesketh Front elevation published in The Building News, December 12th 1879. From a description published in July 1879: “A more important structure is now nearly completed in the same style...

19 July 2012

1879 – Warehouses, Devonshire Street, London

Architect: W. West Neve Perspective view for E. Farmer esq., published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “The drawing of these warehouses in Devonshire Street, which have been erected for Mr. E....