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11 July 2012

1898 – Victoria School, Winnipeg

In 1898, Central School No.1 was replaced by a new structure, built at a cost of $17,000, that could accommodate up to 500 students with a staff of 12 teachers. At that time,...

04 July 2012

1882 – Manitoba College, Winnipeg

Architect: Barber & Barber Originally built as a Methodist College, until the the buildings were purchased by the Jesuits in 1930 for St. Paul’s College. It remained in use until 1964. Demolished. Quite...

03 July 2012

1873 – Proposed New Schools at Battersea, London

Architect: Robert W. Edis Competative design published in The Building News, December 19th 1873.

03 July 2012

1876 – School Buildings, Christ Church, Westminster Bridge Road, London

Architect: Paull & Bikerdike Perspective view published in The Building News, September 15th 1876. The complex of schools and adjoining church (also by Paull & Bikerdike) was bombed during the Second World War....

02 July 2012

1910 – Carnegie Library & Technical School, Bangor, Co. Down

Architect: E.L. Woods One of the fine public librarys funded in part by Andrew Carnegie’s foundation, constructed started in 1909, with the building opened by Lord Londonderry in 1910. By 1919, 81 per...

02 July 2012

1910 – Lord Roberts School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J.B. Mitchell Designed by Winnipeg school architect J. B. Mitchell, and named after highly decorated British Field Marshall, Lord Frederick Sleigh Roberts (1832-1914), the fireproof, solid grey brick, three-storey building contained 16...

11 June 2012

1908 – Wesleyan Sunday School, Newton Heath, Manchester

Architect: Smith & Matley Published in The Building News, November 20th 1908. For a time, used for services after the main church across the street was demolished due to dry rot. Later demolished.

10 June 2012

1876 – The New Examination Schools, Oxford

Architect: John Oldrid Scott Selected design in the second competition to design the new Examination Schools in Oxford. Front Elevation published in The Building News, September 25th 1876.

31 May 2012

1874 – Middle Class Schools for the Grocers Company, Hackney, London

Architect: T. Roger Smith A submitted design for a new school for the Grocers Company. As part of the Company’s work, a school was founded in Hackney, east London, in 1876 for the...