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Architecture of Lancashire

26 January 2010

1883 – New Church, Pilling, Lancashire

Architect: Paley & Austin Largely built as designed and illustrated, the church is still existing as St. John the Baptist. Considered to be one of Paley & Austin’s finest works and consecrated by...

14 December 2009

1886 – All Saints Church, Heaton Norris, Lancashire

Architect: Preston & Vaughan Perspective published in The Building News, June 4th 1886.

11 December 2009

1886 – Third placed design for Liverpool Cathedral

Architect: James Brooks James Brooks’ design for Liverpool Cathedral, which was submitted in competition with William Emerson’s & Bodley & Garner’and which placed second. The site for this competition was adjacent to George’s...

10 December 2009

1886 – Second placed design for Liverpool Cathedral

Architect: Bodley & Garner Bodley & Garner’s design for Liverpool Cathedral, which was submitted in competition with William Emerson’s & James Brookes and which placed second. The site was different from the site...

09 December 2009

1886 – Church of Our Lady, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: J. & B. Sinnott Front Perspective View & Ground Plan published in The Building News, April 2nd 1886.

09 December 2009

1886 – ‘Stoneacre’, Swinton, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: J. Langham Designed and built for Dr. O’Grady around 1885-86. Published in The Building News, February 5th 1886.

09 December 2009

1886 – Rice Mills & Warehouses, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: Frederick Dresser Perspective View & Plan published in The Building News, February 12th 1886.

03 December 2009

1888 – High Altar & Reredos, Church of the Holy Name, Manchester

Architect: Joseph Hansom The Church of the Holy Name of Jesus is located on Oxford Road in the heart of Manchester University’s campus in Manchester. It was built between 1869 and 1871 and...

03 December 2009

1885 – Beecham’s Pills New Manufactory, St. Helens, Lancashire

Architect: H.V. Krolow Thomas Beecham, born in Oxfordshire in 1820, began selling his pills and cures as a travelling salesman in the 1840s. Moving first to Liverpool and then Wigan, Thomas bought property...