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09 September 2013

1919 – Selected design for School, Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire

Architect: Charles T. Adshead Now known as the Bolton School. Central block completed by 1928, the outer quadrangles added later, completed in 1965, fulfilling the original plan for the school. Charles T. Adshead...

16 August 2013

1858 – Former School, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Roderick Gray Originally constructed as a school for females by the wife of the local rector, Cassandra Hand. Hand was also responsible for starting the lace making industry in Clones. Designed by...

16 August 2013

1858 – Presbyterian Church & School, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William J. Barre Simple Presbyterian church, probably by William Barre, with slightly later school adjacent.

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...