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01 May 2014

1898 – School & Swimming Baths, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Architect: A. Hessell Tiltman & Cecil Jackson “The building shown by the view and groundplan illustrated in this issue is now in course of erection for the Chesterfield School Board, from the designs...

01 May 2014

1898 – Board Schools, Yeovil, Somerset

Architect: J. Nicholson Johnston “These schools, which cost 1,390, arc built of brick with Hum stone dressings, and have accommodation for 600 scholars — 200 infants and 400 mixed. They are planned on...

01 May 2014

1900 – Church and Schools, Wareley Rd., Blackpool, Lancashire

Architect: Herbert Wade “These are to be built with Harpoint facings and Yorkshire stone dressings, and will accommodate 600. The cost of the church and schools will be £4,500. The rear portion of...

29 April 2014

1862 – St. Joseph’s School & Convent, Cavan

Architect: John Ryan The Poor Clares founded a convent in Cavan in 1861 in a large premises on Main Street. As a closed contemplative order the nuns themselves were never seen by the...

21 April 2014

1737 – Royal & Prior School, Raphoe, Co. Donegal

In 1608, King Charles I granted a charter which founded the Royal Schools across Ulster. By 1618, As part of this charter, a Royal School was established in Donegal town, which relocated to...

11 April 2014

1881 – St. Andrew’s Parochial Schools, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry “These schools are proposed to be erected at the rere of St. Andrew’s Church, St. Andrew-street. Accommodation is provided for 200 children, with master’s residence and board-room, also the several...

01 April 2014

1870 – Gatelodge and School, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Combined gate-house and school building for St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland in Dalkey. Still standing today although missing the top of the small tower. A parishioner Charles Leslie presented the...

26 March 2014

1867 – Schools, Carlow, Co. Carlow

Architect: John McCurdy Strongly reminiscent of the work of Deane and Woodward of a decade before. “With this number we give an illustration of schools at present being erect at Carlow. They are...

05 March 2014

1886 – Downshire Schools, Hillsborough, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt Funded by the Marquess of Downshire. No longer in use as a school, converted into apartments. Published in The Irish Builder, November 15 1886.