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27 September 2009

1870 – School, Mounttown, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Welland & Gillespie

23 September 2009

1879 – Firth College, School Board Offices & Central Schools, Sheffield, Yorkshire

Architect: Flockton & Abbott / Edward Robert Robson Perspective view and ground plan published in The Building News, October 17th 1879. “But the principal schools, indeed, we may say the chief work now...

17 September 2009

1878 – Presbytery & Industrial Schools Booterstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In Ireland the Industrial Schools Act of 1868 established industrial schools (Irish: scoileanna saothair) to care for “neglected, orphaned and abandoned children”. In recent times these schools have become...

17 September 2009

1879 – Sedes Sapientiae (Training School) Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson In the early 1830s Catherine McAuley started training courses in the Baggot Street Convent to qualify able students who wished to become governesses or teachers in various schools throughout...

13 September 2009

1881 – Sanford Street Boys’ School, Swindon, Wiltshire

Architect: Brightwen Binyon “These schools have been erected for the Swindon School Board in the Now Town, to accommodate 794 boys. They are one of a series of schools erected by the Board...

04 September 2009

1873 – Schools, Cottenham Road, Holloway, London

Architect: Lacy W. Ridge From The Building News, November 28 1873: “The School Board for London have erected one of their new schools on a site situated between tho Cottenham-road and the Hornsey-road,...

02 September 2009

1884 – New Great School, Charterhouse, Godalming, Surrey

Architect: Arthur W. Blomfield

01 September 2009

1882 – Technical School, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Hope & Jardine Perspective View including ground & 1st floor plans published in The Building News, June 18th 1880. Bradford Mechanics’ Institute was founded in 1832, acquired a School of Design in...

31 August 2009

1880 – School, Wallingford, Berkshire

Architect: William Penstone Perspective view published in The Building News, October 1st 1880. The school was built by the School Board for Cholsey, near Wallingford, the materials being brick and stone.