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memorials

07 July 2014

1901 – Proposal for Queen Victoria Memorial, Buckingham Palace, London

Architect: Ernest George Unsuccessful entry in architectural competition to design a memorial for Queen Victoria for the front of Buckingham Palace.

15 May 2014

1862 – Crozier Memorial, Banbridge, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Barre Crozier was a British naval officer who participated in six exploratory expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. He was born at Avonmore House which stands opposite his large memorial...

07 May 2014

1886 – Design for Cardinal MacCabe Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Premiated designs for memorial to Roman Catholic Prelate Cardinal MacCabe. The competition was won by George C. Ashlin. Illustration published in The Irish Builder, July 1 1886.

07 May 2014

1869 – O’Connell Memorial, Glasnevin, Dublin

Architect: George Petrie Round tower to commemorate Daniel O’Connell with richly decorated crypt underneath containing a tome by Earley & Powells. The building of the tower to commemorate O’Connell’s death, was funded by...

28 March 2014

1899 – Victoria Diamond Jubilee Memorial, Singapore

Architect: Francis Sills Selected design in architectural competition to design a permanent memorial to Queen Victoria’s reign. “WE publish this week a perspective view and two plans of the design for the theatre...

09 August 2013

1859 – Adam Clarke Memorial Obelisk, Portrush, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Barre A45 foot tall obelisk to a leading member of early Methodism, Adam Clarke whio was born in County Derry. John Wesley invited him to become a pupil at a seminary...

14 March 2013

1861 – Featherstone Memorial, Ardagh, Co. Longford

Architect: Rawson Carroll Constructed as a clocktower and memorial to Sir Ralph Featherstone by his widow Elizabeth.A rdagh is a small designed estate village, laid out around a small village green with the...

01 November 2012

1879 – Burdett-Coutts Memorial Sundial, St. Pancras Gardens, London

Architect: George Highton This memorial sundial, which is a Grade II listed structure, was unveiled in 1879 by Baroness Burdett-Coutts (1814-1906), a great Victorian philanthropist who sought to rid London of its slums.It...

29 October 2012

1882 – T.H. Burke Memorial, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Drew Proposed by the Resident Magistrates of Ireland, 1882. Published in The Building News, August 18th 1882. Thomas Burke was murdered by the Invincibles in 1882.