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04 March 2012

1898 – Kings James Grammar School, Knaresborough, Yorkshire

Architect: George H. Barrowcliff The school was founded in 1616 as King James Grammar School with a charter from King James I. “This design was placed first in open competition by the professional...

27 February 2012

1859 – Cornagilta School, Tydavnet, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Francis Turner Palgrave Neo-Gothic schoolhouse, built along with a teacher’s house for Miss Gertrude Rose of Mullaghmore House. A perspective view of the school, drawn and engraved by Palgrave in 1860 and...

24 February 2012

1959 – St. Mary’s National School, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Office of Public Works Fine example of a standardised design school from the Office of Public Works. There was a range of different sizes ranging from three classrooms upwards. While this school...

19 February 2012

1876 – High Street Schools, Stoke Newington, London

Architect: E.R. Robson Published in The Building News, August 11th 1876. One of the early London School Board schools, now a private residence.

26 January 2012

1869 – Hellmuth Ladies’ College, London, Ontario

Founded in 1869 by the Rt. Rev. Isaac Hellmuth, second Bishop of the Diocese of Huron, and opened on September 23 of that year by H.R.H. Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught. Overlooking...

24 January 2012

1853 – Central School, Hamilton, Ontario

Central Public School was opened in 1853 to accommodate 1,000 students in the largest graded school in Upper Canada. Central was the first public school in Hamilton. It incorporated a scheme of an...

23 January 2012

1888 – Albany Road Schools, Plasnewydd, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: A. Llewellyn Batchelor Designed for Cardiff School Board, perpective view published in The Building News, February 3rd 1888.

05 January 2012

1905 – Public School 62, Hestor St., New York

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder Designed by C.B.J. Snyder for the New York City Board of Education, the building was demolished in the 1930s. Snyder was the Superintendent of School Buildings for the New York...

05 January 2012

1904 – Morris High School, Boston Road, The Bronx, New York

Architect: C.B.J. Snyder Designed by C.B.J. Snyder for the New York City Board of Education, the building was completed in 1904, and was the first major public high school to open in the...