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21 July 2009

1880 – The Reliance Life Assurance Society, King William Street, London

Architect: Fred Chancellor ” The new building of the Reliance Mutual Life Assurance Society, illustrated by us this week, and including Xos. 70, 71, and 72, King William-street, City, at the corner of...

21 July 2009

1880 – Residences, Portland Place, London

Architect: Thomas Porter “This residence has recently been completed, and is erected on the Portland Estate. The site being limited in area, it was found necessary to carry up the buildings to a...

21 July 2009

1880 – Merchant Taylor’s Company, Threadneedle Street, London

Architect: Edward L’Anson & Son

21 July 2009

1880 – Coffee Tavern & Public Hall, Woolwich, London

Architect: William Rickwood Front Elevation published in The Building News, November 19th 1880. “H.E.H. the Duke of Connaught publicly laid the memorial-stone of a new Coffee Tavern and Public Hall at Woolwich on...

21 July 2009

1880 – Premises, Newman St., Oxford St., London

Architect: Field & Burnet “The premises Nos. 89a, 90, and 91, Newman-street. have been recently completed for Messrs. F. and C. Osier, glass-manufacturers, of Birmingham and London. The basement and ground-floor will be...

21 July 2009

1880 – Private Hotel, Arundel Street, London

Architect: J. Dunn “We publish an elevation of the above hotel, which is about to be erected upon the sites of Nos. 25 and 26, Arundel-street. It will be of redbrick, stone dressings,...

21 July 2009

1880 – New Public Buildings, Reading, Berkshire

Architect: Thomas Lainson Competition entry for new municipal buildings. Perspective view & ground plan published in The Building News, January 30th 1880.

20 July 2009

1880 – Natural History Museum, Kensington, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Previously a section of the British Museum, Richard Owen, who was appointed Superintendent of the collection in 1856 wanted to expand the museum. Land in South Kensington was purchased, and...

14 July 2009

1880 – New Borough Asylum, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Architect: Smith & Broderick The buildings enclose a double square, furnishing on either side a roomy airing-ground for the more troublesome of the patients. The central portion runs from south to north in...