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11 April 2011

1857 – Scrabo Tower, Newtownards, Co. Down

Architect: Charles Lanyon Erected in 1857, the Tower was built by local people as a monument to Charles William Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry. The marquis was a local landowner and nobleman with...

05 April 2011

1886 – Beagley Memorial Fountain, St. Leonards on Sea, Sussex

Architect: Phillip H. Tree Published in The Building News, June 8th 1888.

29 March 2011

1898 – Cabot Tower, Bristol, Gloucestershire

Architect: W.V. Gough Cabot Tower was constructed in memory of John Cabot, 400 years after he set sail from Bristol and landed in what was later to become Canada. The foundation stone was...

04 October 2010

1897 – Leng Memorial Chapel, St. Andrews, Scotland

Architect: Thomas Martin Cappon The Leng Memorial Chapel was constructed around 1895-97 on a dramatic hill-top site with magnificent views by Sir John Leng as a memorial to his first wife, Lady Leng....

23 September 2010

1916 – Lady Lever Memorial Church, Port Sunlight, Cheshire

Architect: William Owen & Segar Owen Perspective view, plan & section published in The Building News, December 13th 1916. Christ Church United Reformed Church, founded by William Hesketh Lever and opened on Wednesday...

30 June 2010

1828 – Wolfe and Montcalm Obelisk, Quebec

Architect: John Phillips The Wolfe-Montcalm Monument is an obelisk more than 20 m in height. It was unveiled in 1828 in memory of the generals on both sides who died during the famous...

24 June 2010

1863 – National Albert Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Selected design as published in The Builder, May 23 1863. When Prince Albert died on 14 December 1861, the initiative was taken by the Lord Mayor of London, William...

09 June 2010

1905 – Sheehan Memorial, Burgh Quay, Dublin

Architect: W.P. O’Neill A memorial to a member of the Dublin Metropolitan Police who died near here while on duty. Just around the corner was the headquarters of the DMP. Incorporated a fountain....

30 May 2010

1884 – Cavendish Memorial Tower, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Worthington Designed to be erected on the South Nab near Bolton Abbey. Elevation of Tower including ground plan published in The Architect, August 19th 1884.