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1881

08 January 2014

1881 – Unbuilt W.H Lynn Proposal for Sydney Parliament

Plans for a new Australian Parliament House for Sydney were first announced in the early 1860s, and again in the late 1890s, although neither came to fruition. In 1861, the Irish architect William...

03 January 2014

1881 – House, Bournemouth, Devon

Architect: J. Nixon Horsfield “It is proposed to build this house on about two acres of land. It will be carried out in the same way, and with similar materials as the above....

03 January 2014

1881 – Barrow Court, Chester, Cheshire

Architect: John Douglas This was one of Douglas’ largest country houses, built for the grain merchant, Hugh Lyle Smyth. It has been demolished. Also known as Barrowmore. “Barrow-court is pleasantly situated on an...

01 January 2014

1881 – Yattendon Court, Newbury, Berkshire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse “We give this week illustrations of a house, at present in course of construction by Mr. A. Waterhouse, A.R.A., for his own residence. It is situated at Yattendon, a small...

09 July 2013

1881 – Theatre Royal, Arthur St., Belfast

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon / C.J. Phipps Originally constructed by Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon in 1871 with carving by the Fitzpatrick Brothers. It was badly damaged by fire in June 1881, reopening...

10 April 2013

1881 – Chapel, Kylemore, Co. Galway

Architect: J.F. Fuller Memorial chapel commissioned by Mitchell Henry as a family mausoleum upon the death of his wife in 1875. Located on the lake shore some distance from the castle is highly...

13 February 2013

1881 – Shops, Norwood, London

Architect: Arthur Cawston “These shops, now building in High-street, Norwood, are from the designs of Mr. Arthur Caw- ston, architect, of Clement’s-lane, E.G. The buildlogs are in red brick, and are covered with...

24 October 2012

1881 – Curator’s Cottage, Botanic Gardens, Cambridge

Architect: W.M. Fawcett “The house which we illustrate to-day was built by the Botanic Garden Syndicate, at Cambridge, from the design of Mr. W M. Fawcett, M.A. It is a small house with...

20 October 2012

1881 – The Mercers’ Company, Cheapside, London

Architect: George Barnes Williams The Worshipful Company of Mercers is the Premier Livery Company of the City of London. The Company, and its associated charitable trusts, make substantial grants to support education, general...