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15 March 2013

1871 – Design for National Gallery, Trafalgar Sq., London

Architect: Sir Austen Henry Layard & Gilbert R. Redgrave Design for new National Gallery in conjunction with the architect Gilbert Redgrave – elevation to Trafalgar Square, published in The Building News, July 21...

11 March 2013

1856 – Carlton Club, Pall Mall, London

Architect: Sydney Smirke The Carlton Club was founded in 1832, as a party political organisation. By 1835 its wealth and standing were such that it was able to occupy new premises on Pall...

05 March 2013

1871 – Turkish Baths, No. 76 Jermyn St., London

Architect: Arthur Cates In 1862 the London and Provincial Turkish Bath Co. Ltd. built what was said by some to be the finest in Europe at number 76. Although both grand and spectacular...

01 March 2013

1860 – Drapers School, Tottenham High Cross, London

Architect: Herbert Williams A private school existed on this site from around 1833, in 1858, this school was taken over by the Worshipful Company of Drapers. Substantially altered and enlarged, it functioned as...

01 March 2013

1860 – Westbourne Hall, Bayswater, London

Architect: Newman & Billing Originally built as an extension of the Bayswater Athenaeum, the facade is decorated with theatrical busts. From The Building News: “In our journal for May 2lst, 1861, we gave...

01 March 2013

1861 – St. Stephen’s Church, Albert Square, Clapham Rd, London

Architect: John Barnett Albert Square is an outstanding example of one of London’s famous ‘garden squares’. Built on what was originally market garden land in the mid-19th century, it was completed between 1848...

25 February 2013

1868 – St. Luke`s Church, Millwall, London

Architect: E.L. Blackburne St Luke’s Church, Miilwall (in the Isle of Dogs) was bombed out during the Second World War. Since then the community has carried on with a make-shift chapel, tacked on...

25 February 2013

1868 – Model Housing, Fulham, London

Architect: John D. Sedding Design for a block of model dwellings at Fulham. Published in The Building News, August 14 1868.

25 February 2013

1870 – Sacred Heart Church & School, Holloway, London

Architect: F.H. Pownall The foundation stone of the church was laid on 5 August 1869, with the finished building costing £7,000, it was opened on 18 August 1870. The church from the outside,...