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12 June 2013

1945 – Church of the Sacred Heart, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

Architect: Ralph H. Byrne Large Roman Catholic church that proclaims its position over the town and countryside. Done in a vaguely Italianate style with the campanile and crossing tower and dome, described as...

05 June 2013

1847 – St Peter’s & Paul Church, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: William Deane Butler / William Hague Designed in 1846 by William Deane Butler, but never completed. The interiors were instead completed by William Hague circa 1880. The original intention was for twin...

30 May 2013

1920 – Church of St. John the Divine, Earlsfield, Surrey

Architect: Greenaway & Newberry From The Building News, October 29 1920: “This church is to be erected on a corner site at the junction of Tinrratt Lane and Beildon Valley. It consists of...

28 May 2013

1904 – St. Joseph’s Church, O’Connell Ave., Limerick

Architect: William E. Corbett Not completed as designed due to the lack of money available, St. Joseph’s is clearly lacking a completed tower. Originally, it was intended to construct a fine hexastyle Corinthian...

23 May 2013

1860s – St. James Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Architect: John P. Seddon An early design for St. James Church in Great Yarmouth, which would have seen a three-gabled west end in the style of the parish church of St Nicholas on...

20 May 2013

1879 – St. Marks Church, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott (Jnr) St. Marks Church completed in 1879 with later additions and alterations including C20 buildings to north. Erected in memory of Dame Francis Wheeler, endowed by her brothers Charles...

16 May 2013

1611 – Kilcornan Church, Co. Limerick

Illustration one of the series of sketches contributed by E. W. Godwin, F.S.A. and published in The Building News, December 25 1874. Godwin traveled around Ireland drawing antiquities for research before designing Dromore...

16 May 2013

1876 – St John Chrysostom’s Church, Victoria Park, Manchester

Architect: George T. Redmayne The building is in the early English style, and was built to the design of George T. Redmayne, who also designed the College of Art in Cavendish Street, Manchester,...

15 May 2013

1877 – Christ Church of Ireland, Strabane, Co. Tyrone

Architect: John Kennedy Described as the new St. Comghall’s Church in the architecture press, but named Christ Church. The foundation stone was laid on Tuesday, November 17, 1874, by the Duchess of Abercorn,...