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07 July 2013

1920 – Gresham House, Old Broad St., London

Architect: W.T. Hanman Demolished when the area was cleared to make way for the NatWest Tower now Tower 42. Published in The Building News, August 6 1920: “The illustration shows the Broad Street...

01 July 2013

1873 – National Safe Deposit Company, Queen Victoria Street, London

Architect: John Whichcord Incorporated in May 1872 as the National Safe Deposit Company Ltd, the company changed its name to the National Safe Deposit and Trustee Company Ltd on February 1 1928, later...

01 July 2013

1874 – Old Furnivals Distillery, Nos. 26-27 High Holborn, London

Architect: George Somers-Clarke Published in The Building News, December 26 1873: “Nos. 26 and 27, High Holborn, have been taken by Messrs. Henry Brett and Co., of the Old Furnival’s Distillery, and have...

01 July 2013

1874 – Floating Swimming Baths, Charing Cross, London

Architect: Driver & Rew Published in The Building News, July 3, 1874: “Our illustration gives a view of the interior of the Charing-cross Bath, now in the course of completion, and which, when...

01 July 2013

1874 – Corpus Christi Church, Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London

Architect: F.H. Pownall The foundation stone of Corpus Christi was laid on 5th August 1873. Pownall created Corpus Christi in the same style as his design for the Sacred Heart, Holloway, Early English....

01 July 2013

1863 – Herne Hill Station, London

Architect: John Taylor Herne Hill station and the first section to be completed of a new line from Beckenham Junction to Victoria, and opened on 25 August 1862. The station was designed by...

01 July 2013

1919 – “The Hollies”, Enfield, London

Architect: Hart & Waterhouse Published in The Building News, July 2 1919: “This is a house erected during the war, being contrived to save labour, and everything kept very simple. The site was...

19 June 2013

1922 – Old Lloyd’s Building, Leadenhall St., London

Architect: Sir Edwin Cooper The first Lloyd’s building (at 12 Leadenhall Street in the City of London) had been built on this site in 1928. bY 1978, Lloyd’s had outgrown their accommodation, and...

19 June 2013

1927 – Britannic House, Moorgate, London

Architect: Edwin Lutyens Britannic House designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, which later became British Petroleum. Henry-Russell Hitchcock says in his history of 19th and early 20th century architecture...