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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...

21 March 2013

1875 – Selected design for Town Hall, West Bromwich, Staffordshire

Architect: Alexander & Henman The Town Hall, situated in the centre of High Street, was built between 1874 and 1875 in brick and stone to an Italian Gothic design of the architects Alexander...

09 March 2013

1864 – Northampton Guildhall, Northamptonshire

Architect: E.W. Godwin Built to the design of Edward William Godwin, begun when he was only 28, between 1861 and 1864. As well as housing Northampton Borough Council, it is also used for...

28 January 2013

1871 – Premiated Design for Winchester Town Hall, Hampshire

Architect: Jeffery & Skiller

24 October 2012

1877 – Third Premiated Design, Wakefield Town Hall, Yorkshire

Architect: Austin Johnnson & Hicks Third premiated design in architectural competition to design a new townhall. Published in The Building News, June 8th 1877.

18 October 2012

1881 – Town Hall, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

The original town hall was built in the seventeenth century on the site of a private mansion called Hamerton Hall, owned by Richard Hamerton, a timber merchant. The building became an Inn in...

15 October 2012

1871 – Design for Winchester Town Hall, Hampshire

Architect: E.W. Godwin Unsuccessful design published after a competition in The Building News, August 25th 1871.

15 October 2012

1870 – Town Hall, Larne, Co. Antrim

Architect: Alexander Tate Constructed as a townhall, with museum and public library, this is a fine building in a French Gothic style with a tall four-storey clock tower. Opened in August 1870, and...

31 August 2012

1892 – Selected design for Llanelli Town Hall, Wales

Architect: William Griffiths Selected design after a competition for a new town hall for Llanelli. In August 1892, the architect Charles Barry, appointed official adjudicator, considered the twentyfive plans submitted. The winning design...