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memorials

23 October 2012

1905 – Victoria Memorial, Kensington, London

Architect: Henry L. Florence Published in The Building News, August 11th 1905.

02 July 2012

1887 – The Bennett Memorial, Frome-Selwood, Somerset

Architect: W.V. Gough Bennett is celebrated for having provoked the decision that the doctrine of the Real Presence is a dogma not inconsistent with the creed of the Church of England. This followed...

12 January 2012

1912 – Lincoln Memorial Proposal, Washington DC

Architect: John Russell Pope According to the Smithsonian, “Some historians believe that he created radical designs in a last-ditch effort to discourage the Lincoln Memorial Commission from using the swampy location, west of...

04 January 2012

1945 – Proposed Davis Memorial, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Raymond McGrath Unconstructed design for a memorial for Thomas Davis in St. Stephen’s Green in the centre of Dublin.

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...