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27 November 2013

1930 – Former Royal Bank of Ireland, Dublin St., Monaghan

Architect: Bradbury & Evans Former branch of the Royal Bank of Ireland, and now in use as a Town Hall for Monaghan. The rendered building has an elegant cut-stone door surround to the...

05 June 2013

1906 – Town Hall, Woolwich, London

Architect: Alfred Brumwell Thomas The Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich was a Metropolitan borough in the County of London from 1900 to 1965. Building began on the hall on 11 February 1903, with the...

13 May 2013

1871 – Town Hall, Rochdale, Lancashire

Architect: W.H. Crossland / Alfred Waterhouse Built in the Gothic Revival style at a cost of £160,000, and was inaugurated 27 September 1871. The architect, William Henry Crossland, was the winner of a...

29 April 2013

1863 – Design for Hotel de Ville, Tourcoing, Nord, France

Architect: Léon Rohard Winning entry in a competition to design a town hall for Tourcoing, held in 1863. Although they awarded the premium to Parisian architect Léon Rohard, the council decided to hold...

25 April 2013

1756 – Rathaus, Bamberg, Bavaria

Architect: J.M. Küchel Constructed on an island on the Obere Brücke, a bridge from completed in 1455, is the Rathaus or City Hall. Rebuilt on the site of an earlier building of 1386,...

18 April 2013

1845 – Rathaus, Fürth, Bavaria

Architect: Georg Friedrich Christian Bürklein & Eduard Bürklein Constructed inin 1840-50 by Georg Friedrich Christian Bürklein with the help of Eduard Bürklein, both students of Friedrich von Gärtner. The 55metre Italianate tower is...

16 April 2013

1865 – Burgh Hall & Academy, Dumbarton, Scotland

Architect: William Leiper & R.G. Melvin Standing today, different from as illustrated in 1868, the tower has no spire, and the large roof has dorners inserted. From The Building News, November 13 1868:...

16 April 2013

1868 – Design for new Townhall, Aberdeen

Architect: Peddie & Kinnear From The Building News, March 27, 1868: “WE give this week an illustration of the new townhall about to be erected in Aberdeen, at a cost, including the site,...

21 March 2013

1894 – Town Hall, Newry, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt Sited on a bridge over the river, and thus straddling the two counties that Newry connects. It took two architectural competitions to decide on a design for the new town...