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20 January 2010

1880 – O’Connell Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Bindon B. Stoney Originally designed and built by James Gandon, O’Connell Bridge was built in 1794-98 and named after the then Viceroy – Lord Carlisle. The original bridge had a hump and...

11 January 2010

1880 – Bute Hall, Glasgow University

Architect: John Oldrid Scott In 1870 a new-build campus was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic revival style for Glasgow University replacing their traditional location. The largest of these buildings...

07 January 2010

1880 – St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne The centerpiece of Drogheda north of the Boyne is the tall and graceful French Gothic church by O’Neill & Byrne. Set into the hillside, it is approached up a...

10 November 2009

1880 – Bell Terrace Schools, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Architect: Oliver & Leeson “This group of schools was one of the first erected by the board. It is carried out entirely in stone, with Ashlar dressings and slated roofs. Accommodation is pro-v-ided...

06 November 2009

1880 – 39 St. Patrick’s Street, Cork

Corner-sited end-of-terrace six-bay four-storey former department store, built c. 1880, now in use as retail outlet and bank. Rendered parapet with moulded eaves course. Probably a good example of how this side of...

05 November 2009

1880 – Westwood House, Sydenham, London

Architect: John L. Pearson Westwood House started life modestly around 1720 as an Inn but was developed and redeveloped over the years culminating in John Loughborough Pearson’s design for Henry Littleton in 1881....

05 November 2009

1880 – Design for New Municipal Buildings, Glasgow

Architect: J. Salmon & Son Unsuccessful entry to design new muncipal buildings, now Glasgow City Chambers. The competition was won by Paisley-born architect William Young, and the building opened in 1888.

02 November 2009

1880 – Offices at Cranbrook, Kent

Architect: W. West Neve Offices built for for Messrs. Philpott & Wood. “This building, which was completed last autumn, was designed with a twofold purpose : firstly, to be used as solicitors’ offices—...

25 October 2009

1880 – Commercial Sale Room Buildings, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: J. Francis Doyle “This building, erected for the sale of fruit and provisions, comprises a sale-room built in the form of an amphitheatre, with gallery round three sides, over 40ft. square, occupying...