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31 March 2013

1867 – George Gilbert Scott’s Design for Royal Courts of Justice, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott One of the designs submitted for the Royal Courts of Justice competition in London, which was won by George Edmund Street. Published in The Building News, July 12 1867.

31 March 2013

1870 – St. Steven`s Church, Hampstead, London

Architect: Samuel S. Teulon Designed by Samuel Sanders Teulon and he considered it the best of the 114 churches he designed, calling it his “mighty church”. From 1864 to 1867 funds were raised,...

31 March 2013

1874 – 74 Cornhill, London

Architect: Thomas Smith Still existing today, and a branch of Starbucks. The right hand entranceway is side alley. From The Building News, July 31 1874: “This illustration represents a new building lately erected...

31 March 2013

1919 – Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith St., London

Architect: C.J. Pawley Demolished, and a reproduction facade constructed to front a new vast office block for government departments. Published in The Building News, August 27 1919: “This spacious block of Government office...

31 March 2013

1869 – Public Office & Vestry Hall, Stratford, London

Architect: John Giles & Lewis Angell Now known as Stratford Old Town Hall. The Grade II listed West Ham Town Hall was built in 1869. It was designed by Lewis Angell and John...

31 March 2013

1868 – General Credit and Discount Company, 7 Lothbury, London

Architect: George Somers Clarke Still standing today, this Venetian Gothic style building was completed to a slightly different design than illustrated – an entrance was inserted onto the Lothbury Street facade. Nikolaus Pevsner...

31 March 2013

1865 – Union Bank of London, Princes St., London

Architect: Philip Charles Hardwick This joint stock bank was established at 8 Moorgate Street, City of London, in 1839 as Union Bank of London with a paid-up capital of £211,500. The head office...

31 March 2013

1869 – Finsbury District Schools, London

Architect: Fred Peck The Finsbury School District, one of several such bodies set up to provide accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse, briefly existed in 1868-9. It never got as far...

26 March 2013

1868 – St. Pancras Station, London

Architect: William H. Barlow A Grade I listed building, itwas opened in 1868 by the Midland Railway as the southern terminus of its main line, which connected London with the East Midlands and...