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11 January 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire

Architect: F.W. Mee “This design was submitted in an open competition. The sum available was £4,000, which was to include a fire-station and caretaker’s house. The public offices are situated on the ground-...

11 January 2014

1898 – Cottages, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Architect: Ernest Newton “These cottages form part of Messrs. Lever’s “model” village at Port Sunlight. They are built near Bebington Station, and were erected by Messrs. Beckett. The architect is Mr. Ernest Newton.”...

10 January 2014

1898 – Unbuilt Design for State Assembly Hall, Guernsey

Architect: Arthur Ardron “This design was submitted in the early part of last year by Mr. Arthur Ardron, F.R.I.B.A., of 8, Delahay-street, Westminster. Nothing has transpired as to the decision of the promoters,...

09 January 2014

1898 – Norwich Union Chambers, 128 Hope St., Glasgow

Architect: John Hutchison A fine Victorian commercial building on a prominent corner site, constructed in red sandstone. Grade B listed.

09 January 2014

1898 – Shankill Road Mission, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Roome Large amphitheatre to seat about 2,000, medical mission , soup kitchen, with four shops fronting road. Closed in 2009, the mission originally started in a large tent in 1869 and...

04 January 2014

1898 – Higher Grade School, Scarborough, Yorkshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis “The accompanying drawing is in this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition. The design was selected in competition early last year. Thirty- six sets of designs were sent in, and...

04 January 2014

1898 – Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

Architect: George McRae Occupying an entire city block, with four monumental and elaborate facades in a Richardsonian Romanesque style. It was originally designed as a shopping arcade – a function it retains today....

04 January 2014

1898 – Mile Thornm School, Halifax

Architect: J.F. Walsh Published in The Building News, September 16 1898.

01 January 2014

1898 – Technical Schools, West Hartlepool, Durham

Architect: H.A. Cheers “These buildings are an extensive range erected by the Town Council of West Hartlepool for mechanical science and art instruction, and are an attempt to give a large amount of...

01 January 2014

1898 – Rhos Abbey Hotel, Rhos-on-sea, Wales

Architect: Booth, Chadwick & Porter Built in 1898, the large 32 bedroom red-brick building was a local landmark. Trade, however, began to decline in the 1980s and the hotel went bankrupt in August...