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Scotland

06 May 2014

1894 – Chancelot Flour Mills, Edinburgh

This grand sandstone building, with its distinctive four-face clock tower, was erected in 1891, beside Dalmeny Road in Bonnington, and dominated the area for many years. Following an explosion, the building was gutted...

07 April 2014

1890 – Ross House, Hamilton

Architect: Alex Cullen At the core of Ross House is a classical house of around 1783. Alexander Cullen extensively remodelled the house around 1888-90 in a full-blooded Scots Baronial style. The house was...

01 April 2014

1899 – General Accident Assurance Co, Perth, Scotland

Architect: George P.K. Young the General Accident and Employers’ Liability Assurance Association Ltd. was founded in Perth, Scotland in 1885. It became the General Accident Assurance Corporation Ltd. in 1891, and later through...

07 March 2014

1899 – Central Bakery, Aberdeen

Architect: Brown & Watt “This building occupies a site on the west side of George-street, and extends westwards to a narrow lane, which separates it from the grounds of Gordon’s College . The...

12 February 2014

1896 – St. Enoch Subway Station, Glasgow

Architect:James Miller The Subway’s most distinctive building – an ornate, Jacobean, late Victorian red sandstone structure; designed by James Miller in 1896. Originally housed both a booking office and the headquarters of the...

19 January 2014

1896 – Corn Exchange, Glasgow, Scotland

Architect: W.F. McGibbon Demolished to make way for an office building in the 1960s, itself demolished in 2008.

14 January 2014

1862 – Free Church, Kelvinside, Glasgow

Architect: Douglas & Stevenson Opened in 1862, closed in the 1970s, it has now been converted and is functioning as the “Òran Mór” restaurant.

12 January 2014

1901 – Design for Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Architect: Hippolyte J. Blanc Entry in architectural competition for a new hospital for Glasgow. The competition was won by James Miller.

07 November 2012

1826 – Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

Architect: William Henry Playfair Originally constructed between 1824-26, the Royal Institution (as it was until 1911) was extended in the 1830s to create the building we see today. The Egyptian sphinxes on the...