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06 January 2014

1884 – New Admiralty & War Offices, Whitehall, London

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Published entry for major architectural competition for new Admiralty & War Offices. The Dublin Builder, May 1 1887.

01 January 2014

1880 – Lodge, Pinner, London

Architect: Ernest George & Peto “The Lodge, near Pinner, for Mr. Lawrence Baker, is built on the site of the former one that was frequently inundated by the rising of the Pinn. The...

30 December 2013

1878 – Turkish Baths, Camden, London

Architect: H.H. Bridgeman Published in The Building News, November 29 1878: “These buildings, which were opened last night, occupy a triangular site in the rear of two rows of new houses and shops,...

04 December 2013

1858 – George Gilbert’s Scott’s design for Foreign Office, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott The Foreign and Commonwealth Office building originally provided premises for four separate government departments: the Foreign Office, the India Office, the Colonial Office, and the Home Office. Construction on...

28 November 2013

1871 – Central Telegraph Office, General Post Office, London

Architect: James Williams The headquarters for the General Post Office was built on the eastern side of St. Martin’s Le Grand in the City of London between 1825 and 1829 to designs by...

27 November 2013

1857 – Deane & Woodward Design for Foreign Office, London

Architect: Deane & Woodward Fourth prize design in architectural competition for the Foreign Department, which won Deane & Woodward a premium of £200.

15 November 2013

1919 – Proposal for Arch of Remembrance, Acton, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams From The Building News, May 14 1919: “An ‘arch of remembrance’ has been unanimously decided on for erection at Acton by the War Memorial Sites Committee, who adopted the...

11 November 2013

1845 – Board of Trade, Treasury Buildings, Whitehall, London

Architect: Charles Barry In 1824 plans by Sir John Soane were approved for a new building, to accommodate the Board of Trade and the Privy Council Office, with a frontage to Whitehall extending...

28 October 2013

1844 – Royal Exchange, London

Architect: William Tite & Edward I’Anson The Royal Exchange in London was founded in the 16th century by the merchant Thomas Gresham to act as a centre of commerce for the City of...