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14 January 2014

1862 – Free Church, Kelvinside, Glasgow

Architect: Douglas & Stevenson Opened in 1862, closed in the 1970s, it has now been converted and is functioning as the “Òran Mór” restaurant.

13 January 2014

1901 – St. Aiden’s Church, Drumcondra, Dublin

Architect: Richard Orpen Chapel-of-ease for the St. George’s Parish. The building was built to accommodate 400 people. Demolished to make way for a rectory in 1963.

10 January 2014

1861 – Congregational Church, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh

Architect: J.W & J. Hay “Our readers will recollect an engraving which lately appeared in our paper, of Dr. Alexander’s Church, built on George IV. Bridge, Edinburgh, the building was opened on the...

03 January 2014

1882 – St. Matthew’s Church, Newtown, Exeter, Devon

Architect: R. Medley Fulford Never completed – the spire and tower being capped at nave height. The church was built in 1882 in an Early English style of red brick, to a design...

09 December 2013

1743 – Church of Ireland, Drumcondra, Dublin

In 1743 the dilapidated old church of the parish of Clonturk was rebuilt by a Miss Coghill as a memorial to her brother, Dr. Marmaduke Coghill, who died in 1738. After the renovations,...

02 December 2013

1872 – Unbuilt Interior Design for Church of St. Aloysius, Oxford

Architect: Joseph Hansom & Son From The Building News: “In catering for our friends in this Christmas Number, we have obtained permission from Messrs. Hanson and Son to present the interior perspective of...

21 November 2013

1834 – Church of the Immaculate Conception, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork

The church was built as part of the town planning scheme of George Kingston,the Earl of Kingston, on land donated by him in 1824. Described by Lewis as ‘a handsome cruciform edifice, in...

20 November 2013

1824 – St. James Church, King St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Francis Greenway The church came about through a series of unusual events. In 1819 convict and civil architect Francis Greenway was asked to design a courthouse for Governor Lachlan Macquarie. At that...

15 November 2013

1935 – St Stephen’s Church, Macquarie St., Sydney, Australia

Architect: Reid & Munro Originally, a Presbyterian church, St Stephen’s is now part of the Uniting Church of Australia following the amalgamation of the Presbyterian, Wesleyan and Congregational churches in 1977. Built on...