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15 April 2013

1870 – Bank of Ireland, Boyle, Co. Roscommon

Attractive bank branch with symmetrical front elevation, with doors to the banking hall and living accommodation. One of the doorways has an ATM crudely inserted. The doorway to the banking hall has a...

31 March 2013

1868 – General Credit and Discount Company, 7 Lothbury, London

Architect: George Somers Clarke Still standing today, this Venetian Gothic style building was completed to a slightly different design than illustrated – an entrance was inserted onto the Lothbury Street facade. Nikolaus Pevsner...

31 March 2013

1865 – Union Bank of London, Princes St., London

Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick This joint stock bank was established at 8 Moorgate Street, City of London, in 1839 as Union Bank of London with a paid-up capital of £211,500. The head office...

26 March 2013

1839 – Former Bank, 1 Mallow Street, Limerick

Architect: James Pain Former branch of the Provincial Bank of Ireland, which later after a series of mergers became AIB. Fine stone facade of five bays with symmetrical treatment of the entrances to...

09 March 2013

1858 – AIB, Cootehill, Co. Cavan

Architect: William G. Murray Built as a branch of the Provincial Bank of Ireland, and now a branch for AIB. In traditional Irish manner, contains a residence for the branch manager. Photograph courtesy,...

26 February 2013

1870 – Backhouse & Co., Bank, Sunderland

Architect: G.G. Hoskins Backhouse’s Bank merged in 1896 with Gurney’s Bank of Norwich and Barclays of London to form what is now Barclays Bank. From The Building News: “THIS building, which his just...

26 January 2013

1915 – Canadian Bank of Commerce, Vancouver

Architect: Darling & Pearson Now a branch of Birks. Listed on the Registry of Historical Places of Canada.

13 January 2013

1836 – Bank of Ireland, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

Large branch bank for Bank of Ireland with outbuildings and living accommodation. Still in use today with extensions to the banking hall from the 1920s. Source: Album of surveys of all the branches...

10 December 2012

1860 – Liverpool and London Insurance Company, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Architect: Hopkins, Lawford & Nelson Published in The Building News, January 27 1860. Possibly the Ontario Bank of 1862 on Place d’Armes in Montreal. Now demolished. Interestingly, in the following issue of the...