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22 October 2009

1875 – Design for Hastings Town Hall, Sussex

Architect: P. Auld From The Architect, October 2, 1875: The design published this week illustrates one, by Mr. P. Auld, of those submitted in the late competition.

22 October 2009

1875 – Second Premiated Design, Paisley Town Hall

Architect: John Robertson We have already published the accepted design for the Paisley Town Hall. \Ve now give the design to which the second premium was awarded, and which is by Mr. John...

21 October 2009

1875 – Design for Hastings Town Hall, Sussex

Architect: E.J.J Shrewsbury From The Architect, July 24, 1875: This design was submitted in the late competition by Mr. E.J.J Shrewsbury, of Maidenhead. It was one of the selected six, and is said...

16 October 2009

1862 – New Town Hall, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire

Architect: Cuthbert Brodrick From The Building News, September 26, 1862: The subject of our illustration this week is the town hall now being erected in Hull of which we give the principal elevation...

14 October 2009

1870 – Belfast Town Hall, Co. Antrim

Architect: Anthony Thomas Jackson From The Builder, April 9, 1870: The works for the new municipal buildings Belfast Ireland are being energetically forward; the courts will probably be finished May and the whole...

09 October 2009

1575 – Ayuntamiento, Toledo, Spain

Architect: Juan Herrera The townhall or Ayuntamiento is a fine building in a Spanish baroque style, complete with square corner turrets. Its distinctive shape took many years to carry out, as its construction...

01 October 2009

19th C. – Câmara Municipal, Faro, Portugal

Faro was recognized as a town by the kinf Afonso III in 1266 and it was by then that the first “town hall” was built. During the 19th century, it was extended into...

01 October 2009

1880 – Town Hall, Saffron Walden, Essex

Architect: Edward Burgess The Town Hall is situated on the south side of the Market Square. It was first built in 1761 and extensively remodelled and extended in 1879. The hall owes its...

29 September 2009

1856 – Townhall, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan

Architect: An unusual building on an awkward sloping site surrounded by streets on all sides. Poorly maintained, this building should be an attractive landmark for this end of Castleblayney. Because of the slope,...