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25 July 2013

1873 – St. John Evangelist Schools, Holborn, London

Architect: F.W. Tasker & Keith D. Young Published in The Building News, December 12 1873: “The schools of which we give illustration and plan consist of infants’, girls’, and boys’, with accommodation in...

28 May 2013

1913 – Linwood School, St. James, Winnipeg

Architect: Alexander Melville Designed by Scottish-born architect Alexander Melville, who had a successful practice in Winnipeg, designing many firehalls and prominent buildings. Originally constructed as the St. James School, it contained elementary students...

20 May 2013

1898 – Holland Street School, Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “For this work a limited competition was instituted in 1894, and we now publish the design adopted by the board. The building provides for a mixed and infant school...

17 May 2013

1874 – Congregational Church, Goole, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Porter From The Building News, October 9 1874: “The new Congregational church and schools about to be erected at Goole (of which we this week give a perepective view) are designed...

21 April 2013

1874 – School & Residence, Dover, Kent

Architect: Perry & Hanson “The house of which the illustration gives the front and north sides, is erected of brick and concrete, on the Castle-hill, Dover, for R. Chignell, Esq. The original contract...

20 April 2013

1874 – National School, Ware, Hertfordshire

Architect: Thomas T. Smith From The Building News, August 28 1874: “One of our illustrations represents an alteration being carried out to the National Schools, Ware. The existing schools are being remodeled, and...

09 April 2013

1865 – Model Schools, Anglesea Street, Cork

Architect: James H. Owen Italianate school with campanile, finished externally in red and black brick with Portland stone dressings. Used as a school until the early 1990s, and now in use as a...

02 April 2013

1873 – School, Euston Street, Greenore, Co. Louth

Built in 1873 to provide educational facilities for the children of the workers at the large port and railway facilities. The village of Greenore, at the mouth of Carlingford Lough, grew up in...

31 March 2013

1869 – Finsbury District Schools, London

Architect: Fred Peck The Finsbury School District, one of several such bodies set up to provide accommodation for pauper children away from the workhouse, briefly existed in 1868-9. It never got as far...