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26 March 2013

1871 – West London Synagogue, Upper Berkeley St., London

Architect: Davis & Emanuel The main sanctuary is built in the Byzantine architectural style. The premises also contain offices, a library and various community facilities. From The Building News, April 7, 1871: “JUST...

26 March 2013

1862 – The Grosvenor Hotel, London

Architect: James T. Knowles Built by the Victorian railway pioneers in 1862, The Grosvenor Hotel Victoria ushered in a Golden Age of travel. It has been restored to its former glory and is...

25 March 2013

1868 – Gaiety Theatre, The Strand, London

Architect: C.J. Phipps Deesigned by the theatre architect C.J. Phipps, who also designed the 1871 Gaiety Theatre in Dublin, this was a sumptuous rebuild of an existing theatre. Intended as a complete evening’s...

23 March 2013

1867 – Palmerston Buildings, Old Broad St and Bishopsgate, London

Architect: F. & H. Francis Palmerston House was named after the Third Viscount Palmerston. It stood at 51-55 Broad Street. It was occupied for some time by the Cunard Steam Shipping Company. Demolished...

22 March 2013

1865 – Church of St. Philip, Sydenham, London

Architect: Edwin Nash Demolished in the early 1980s to provide a new church and sheltered housing. From The Building News: “This church was erected in 1865 from the designs of Mr. Edwin Nash,...

21 March 2013

1867 – St. George’s Church, Tupnell Park, Holloway, London

Architect: George Truefitt Constructed for The Free Church of England, later dissenters from Anglicanism. No longer in use as a church, but converted into a theatre. The illustrated tower and spire was never...

21 March 2013

1871 – Streatham Hill Congregational Church, London

Architect: E.C. Robins From The Buildings News, March 10 1871: “This church, a view of which is given in our illustrations this week, is in course of erection from the designs of Mr....

16 March 2013

1868 – Her Majesty’s Theatre, 57 Haymarket, London

Architect: Lee Bros & Pain Constructed in 1868 at a cost of £50,000, within the shell of the previous theatre, which had been destroyed by fire, for Lord Dudley. It was designed by...

15 March 2013

1868 – Warehouse, Southwark St., London

Architect: Ernest Bates, From The Building News: “WE this week give an illustration o£ a new warehouse, recently erected in Southwark-street, for Mr. R.J. Bates, of Little Knight Rider-street, Doctors’ Commons. It consists...