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14 April 2014

1880 – Cardiff Free Library & School of Art

Architect: J.H. Brett Submission for architectural competition to design a new central library for Cardiff. Submitted by Dublin architect J.H. Brett, the winning design was by architects James, Seward and Thomas,and was erected...

10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

09 April 2014

1903 – Savage Memorial Hall & Public Library, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Architect: H.A. Cheers The erection of this library was made possible by a donation from the Estate of William Savage and a subsidy from the Colonial Government. Cheers’ design was selected after an...

09 April 2014

1897 – Unbuilt Designs, Savage Memorial Hall, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Architect: Bateman & Bateman An architectural competition was held to design this public library and hall, it was won by English architect Henry A. Cheers. Second place was awarded to Bateman & Bateman....

01 April 2014

1899 – Public Library, Roath, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: Teather & Wilson Still in use as a public library today, the building was constructed slightly larger than illustrated, with an extra two bays. “This building is proposed to be erected at...

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...

19 February 2014

1898 – Passmore Edwards Public Library, East Ham, London

Architect: Silvanus Trevail Known as the Plashet Library, and still in use today. Passmore Edwards contributed £4,000 towards the cost, the District Council finishing the work with another £1,500. The family of a...

19 February 2014

1898 – Design for Library, Lewisham, London

Architect: Best & Callon Unbuilt design for public library. “This design was placed first in the recent competition by the assessor, Mr. Mountford, and has been adopted by the committee. The building is...

13 February 2014

1898 – Design for Public Library, Putney, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams Putney Library is a Grade II listed building, and built in 1899, to designs of architect was Francis J Smith. It was paid for by George Newnes, and the...

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