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06 January 2010

1859 – Town Hall, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: John Murray Built in 1859 for the Corn Exchange Company, but the cost of building it put the company into liquidation and so the Town Commissioners bought it for 4,000 pounds. The...

30 December 2009

1874 – Townhall, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: William Hague Designed by William Hague (who was better known for his churches), Sligo Townhall is a well proportioned building in a Lombardo-Romanesque style. The dominant feature is the central clock tower...

30 December 2009

1906 – The Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Architect: William B.Whitie The Mitchell Library was established with a bequest from Stephen Mitchell, a wealthy tobacco manufacturer, whose company, Stephen Mitchell and Son, would become one of the constituent members of the...

30 November 2009

1905 – Bournemouth Municipal Buildings, Hampshire

Architect: F.W. Lacey & C.E. Mallows

23 November 2009

1904 – Hotel de Ville, Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France

Architect: Victor Laloux A very elegant Beaux-Arts style Hôtel de Ville in a prominent site along one of Tours tree lined boulevards. The Hôtel de Ville is one of two important buildings on...

18 November 2009

1905 – Wallasey Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Unrealised designs for Wallasey Town Hall as published in The Building News August 4th 1905.

02 November 2009

1884 – Town Hall, Tunstall, Staffordshire

Architect: A.R. Wood The original town hall was demolished in 1892, with the replacement town hall being designed by A. R. Wood. It has a Renaissance-style facade of nine bays. The first floor,...

23 October 2009

1875, New Town Hall, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

Architect: Peter Smith From The Architect, December 11, 1875: This building, now in course of erection, contains on the basement floor a large cellar. The ground plan comprises vestibule, town clerk’s chambers, record...

23 October 2009

1875 – Design for Hastings Town Hall, Sussex

Architect: Alexander Lauder From The Architect, December 11, 1875: The objects sought in this design are departmental separation with convenient communication between the offices. To this end the departments are divided into three...