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24 March 2013

1871 – College for Congregational Ministers Daughters, Gravesend, Kent

Architect: E.C. Robins Later known as Milton Mount College For Girls in Gravesend. The College was founded in 1871 by the Rev. William Guest, pastor of the Congregational chapel at Gravesend, as a...

23 March 2013

1879 – Wesley College, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Wesley College was founded in 1845 on St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin as a Methodist Foundation but welcomes students of all faiths. It was originally proposed that to build a...

21 March 2013

1861 – St. George’s School, Newcastle-under-lyme, Staffordshire

Architect: James Trubshaw From The Building News: “THIS school, of which we give an illustration, was recently erected to meet the urgent educational wants of an outlying populous locality in one of the...

17 March 2013

1907 – Gaelscoil, Bridge St., Limerick, Co. Limerick

Architect: Joseph P. O’Malley Former Limerick city courthouse that was extended to designs by Joseph P. O’Malley in 1907 by adding a second floor to provide four new classrooms. The original building of...

11 March 2013

1867 – Albert Memorial Industrial Schools, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: David Walker In 1864 Sir William Jackson donated land for the building of the Birkenhead industrial school. The school was to stand in the centre of the poorest area of Birkenhead –...

09 March 2013

1832 – Old School, Borris, Co. Carlow

Architect: Eccentric design with unusual tower, with Tudor Revival touches for a catholic school. The Old School closed in 1980 and has been used by different community groups since. The building is inscribed...

09 March 2013

1868 – Middle Class College, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Architect: Frederick Peck From The Building News: “THIS building is now being erected at Bedford. The college is arranged to accomodate 300 boys. It is a red brick building, with (stone dressings to...

06 March 2013

1868 – Schools, Stogursey, Somerset

Architect: John Norton Still in use today as a Church of England Primary School. From The Building News, February 21 1868: “THESE handsome schools have been recently erected at Stogursey, or Stoke-courcy, in...

04 March 2013

1903 – St. Paul’s School, Herbert Rd., Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: J.F. Fuller School for the Church of Ireland, now demolished and a surface carpark.