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town halls

13 July 2009

1876 – Manchester Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse ‘ Alfred Waterhouse’s major existing work and masterpiece in Manchester is the town hall (1868) with a design in Venetian Gothic. The building is executed with solid and splendid interior...

06 July 2009

1901 – Town Hall, Lenox, Massachusetts

Architect: From a 1908 postcard.

06 July 2009

1881 – Designs for Manchester Town Hall Competition, Lancashire

Architect: Bruce J. Talbert, Speakman & Charlesworth, Ed Salomons, Thomas Worthington, John O. Scott A selection of the 136 entries into a competition to design a new town hall for Manchester. The competition...

03 July 2009

1875 – Hastings Town Hall, Sussex

Architect: A. Griffith Colpoys & Arthur H. Baker Competitive Design including ground plans published in The Building News, December 10th 1875.

29 June 2009

1905 – Carnegie Library & Town Hall, Eltham, Kent

Architect: Maurice B. Adams

29 June 2009

1879 – Over Darwen Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Charles Bell The selected design including ground & 1st floor plans as published in The Building News, October 24th 1879. At a meeting of the Local Board on 3rd June 1878 a...

29 June 2009

1908 – Stockport Town Hall & Municipal Buildings, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas An imposing Italian marble entrance leads to the Edwardian Ballroom, which former poet laureate Sir John Betjeman described as “magnificent”. This contains a Wurlitzer organ formerly installed in Manchester’s...

29 June 2009

1880 – Design for Proposed Town Hall, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: John Douglas Perpsective view including ground plan as published in The Building News, January 9th 1880.

29 June 2009

1908 – Lancaster Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: E.W. Mountford & F.D. Clapham