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14 May 2012

1879 – Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, Scotland

Architect: David Bryce The new Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, constructed between 1870 and 1879 provided an unprecedented 600 beds, arranged in eight three-storey pavilions with one large ward on each floor. At the...

10 May 2012

1879 – Elm Grove Baptist Church, Southsea, Hampshire

Architect: Paull & Bonella Perspective View including ground plan published in The Building News, November 21st 1879. Badly damaged during attacks on Portsmouth during the Second World War. Published in The Building News,...

10 May 2012

1879 – Pair of Villas, Stow Park Estate, Lincolnshire

Architect: A.O. Watkins & Sons “These villas, now nearly completed, occupy a fine site overlooking the Bristol Channel. The material for the walls and angle quoins is a hard, gritty, red stone, quarried...

14 April 2012

1883 – St. Thomas’s Church, Brentwood, Essex

Architect: Ernest C. Lee Published in The Building News, July 25th 1879. On 14th February 1881 the local MP, Octavius Coope laid the foundation-stone in the west wall of the present church. Two...

14 April 2012

1879 – Chapel for The Catholic Cemetery, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Architect: S.J. Nicholl Perspective & interior Views including plan published in The Building News, July 11th 1879.

29 March 2012

1879 – Design for Swing Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney Design published in 1879 for bridge over the Liffey at Beresford Place. Eventually called Butt Bridge, it linked the new Tara Street with Beresford Place. It was replaced in...

28 March 2012

1879 – New Premises, Fleet Street, London

Architect: Alexander Peebles Perspective published in The Building News, September 19th 1879. Alexander Marshall Peebles was born in Dawsholm, New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire on 5 March 1840. He was articled to Thomas Smith, County...

27 March 2012

1879 – Coffee Tavern, Streatham, London

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Perspective view & ground plan from The Building News, July 4th 1879. “Is just being completed and is to be formally opened in a few days by the...

27 March 2012

1879 – Almshouses for the Earl of Onslow, Guildford, Surrey

Architect: Ernest George & Peto Perspective view and plans published in The Building News, July 4th 1879.