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26 January 2010

1883 – The Guild Hall, Nottingham

Architect: Verity & Hunt This imposing building was designed by London architects, Verity & Hunt and opened in 1888 at a cost of £97,000. Following a competition with Alfred Waterhouse as the judge,...

26 January 2010

1883 – Sinclairtown Town Hall and Library, Fife, Scotland

Architect: Campbell Douglas & Sellars The burghs of Pathhead, Linktown, Gallatown and Sinclairtown were amalgamated into the royal burgh of Kirkcaldy in 1876.

26 January 2010

1883 – Buffett & Central Offices, Royal Albert Dock, London

Architect: Vigers & Wagstaffe When the Royal Albert Dock opened to shipping in 1880, it was considered to be the finest dock system in the world. It was originally planned as an extension...

26 January 2010

1883 – New Church, Pilling, Lancashire

Architect: Paley & Austin Largely built as designed and illustrated, the church is still existing as St. John the Baptist. Considered to be one of Paley & Austin’s finest works and consecrated by...

15 January 2010

1883 – Art Gallery, Museum & School of Art, Aberdeen

Architect: Matthews & Mackenzie Aberdeen’s handsome granite Art Gallery, designed by Alexander Marshall Mackenzie of Matthews & Mackenzie, was opened in 1885. The displays combined industrial exhibitions with exhibitions of art, greatly enhanced...

13 January 2010

1883 – Theatre, Corporation Street, Birmingham

Architect: William Wykes Never constructed as designed, the Grand Theatre was built in a modified form in 1883. The Theatre had a capacity of 2,200 on four levels, Stalls, Two Circles, and Gallery,...

12 January 2010

1883 – Dewsbury Minster, Yorkshire

Architect: Arthur Edmund Street The first church on the site was probably built in the eighth century in wood. Quite a small stone church would probably have replaced this soon after and almost...

11 January 2010

1883 – Science & Art Museum, Kildare Street, Dublin

Architect: Ernest C. Lee A premiated design from the competition to design a Museum for the Royal Dublin Society on Kildare St. The winning design was produced by T.N. Deane & Son. Published...

11 January 2010

1883 – Town Hall, Westminster, London

Architect: Lee & Smith An un-realised design for a town hall for Westminster in London. Published in The Building News, July 27th 1883.