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26 May 2014

1898 – Design for Town Hall, Taunton, Somerset

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This design was recently submitted, by Mr. R. Knill Freeman, architect, Bolton, in a limited competition for this work, and the proposed arrangements of the several departments, as required...

05 May 2014

1899 – Chapel & School, Moorfields, Somerset

Architect: Silcock & Reay “The chapel and school building shown is about to be erected on the Moorfields Estate, Bath. The scheme consists of a chapel, accommodating 360, together with minister’s and deacons’...

01 May 2014

1898 – Board Schools, Yeovil, Somerset

Architect: J. Nicholson Johnston “These schools, which cost 1,390, arc built of brick with Hum stone dressings, and have accommodation for 600 scholars — 200 infants and 400 mixed. They are planned on...

26 March 2014

1898 – Second Premiated Design for Taunton Town Hall, Somerset

Architect: J.M. Brydon Second premiated design in architectural competition. “Today we publish some drawings of Mr. J.M. Brydon’s design, to which the second place was accorded, and, as might be anticipated, the scheme...

07 January 2014

1897 – The Capital and Counties Bank, Yeovil, Somerset

Architect: J. Nicholson Johnston Opened as a bank branch in 1897, the building was later occupied by the National Provincial Bank, then the Bristol and West Building Society and now the Britannia Building...

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...

05 March 2013

1871 – West of England Sanatorium, Weston-Super-Mare, Somersetshire

Architect: Hans F. Price Much of the character of the buildings in the town of Weston-super-Mare derives from the use of local stone. Notable among the architects working in the 19th century was...

05 March 2013

1884 – The Lodge, Webbington, Somerset

Architect: E.J. May Published in The Building News, October 17th 1884. Lodge at Webbington designed by Edward John May, (1853–1941) who an English architect and the last pupil of Decimus Burton. He then...

30 January 2013

1855 – Church of St. John the Baptist, Bedminster, Somerset

Architect: John Norton Cconsecrated on 30th October 1855, but plans for a spire were never realised. Burnt out on 24th November 1940 when it was hit by an incendiary bomb. Most of the...