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Architecture of Gloucestershire

29 March 2014

1869 – Granary, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Ponton & Gough The Granary was built in 1869 for Wait, James and Co. As large amounts of grain were spread out to dry in this building, so it had to be...

29 March 2014

1899 – Public Library & Technical Schools, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Architect: Waller & Son Still in use today as a public library, the main Gloucester Library in Brunswick Road was constructed at the end of the 19th century as a memorial to Queen...

29 March 2014

1899 – Dominions House, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: Arthur Blomfield Jackson Originally built for the Star Life Assurance Building to designs by Arthur Blomfield Jackson, who also designed their Dublin offices. The building was never completed as designed, the top...

24 March 2014

1864 – National Provincial Bank, Corn St., Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: W. Bruce Gingell Early branch for the National Provincial Bank.

15 July 2013

1919 – Badminton Court, Stowell Park, Gloucestershire

Architect: Sydney Tatchell Published in The Building News, August 20 1919: “The Badminton Court is erected on the site of some old stables. The new building is designed to harmonise with the west...

15 July 2013

1923 – War Memorial Chapel, Dean Close School, Cheltenham

Architect: Leonard W. Barnard The School, originally “The Dean Close Memorial School”, was founded in 1886 in memory of local former of Cheltenham and Dean of Carlisle Cathedral, Francis Close (1797–1882). In the...

01 May 2013

1873 – Highlands or Beaudesert Park School, Gloucestershire

Architect: Ewan Christian Constructed between 1871-73 for Caroline Frith, the widow of a wealthy London banker. An early example of the influence of Richard Norman Shaw’s work on an older architect, although Christian...

06 March 2013

1871 – Selected Design for Bristol Assize Courts

Architect: Popes & Bindon The assize courts were attached to the rear of the Guildhall between 1867-70, by TS Pope and J Bindon. Constructed after a contentious architectural competition, it is a Grade...

06 February 2013

1861- Gloucester Probate Court, Gloucestershire

Architect: Fulljames & Waller Building still extant but no longer in use as probate court. Published in The Building News, March 6 1861: “ERECTED by Thomas Holt, Esq., the diocesan registrar and secretary...