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Architecture of Wales

14 April 2014

1880 – Cardiff Free Library & School of Art

Architect: J.H. Brett Submission for architectural competition to design a new central library for Cardiff. Submitted by Dublin architect J.H. Brett, the winning design was by architects James, Seward and Thomas,and was erected...

10 April 2014

1883 – Wesleyan Chapel, Stow Hill, Newport, Wales

Architect: W.G. Habershon Now known as Bethel Community Church, and located on the elevated western side of Stow Hill, on the corner of Wesley Place. “The Wesleyan chapel in course of erection at...

01 April 2014

1899 – Public Library, Roath, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: Teather & Wilson Still in use as a public library today, the building was constructed slightly larger than illustrated, with an extra two bays. “This building is proposed to be erected at...

01 April 2014

1899 – Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church, Roath, Cardiff, Wales

Architect: John H. Phillips Built in an Lombardic-meets-Arts and Crafts inspired style with two storeys and a basement, a gable entry plan and flanking towers. In 1985 this building was converted for use...

28 March 2014

1899 – St. Michael’s Church, Abertillery, Wales

Architect: C. Hodgson Fowler Largely constructed as designed minus the tower and spire, still in use today by its congregation. “This church has been erected on the site of a much smaller one,...

11 January 2014

1898 – House, Colwyn Bay, Wales

Architect: Booth, Chadwick & Porter “This residence, as well as the stables adjoining, have been built for Mr. E.C. Minchin, of Emell Castle, King’s County, Ireland. They are constructed of buff-coloured bricks, with...

01 January 2014

1898 – Rhos Abbey Hotel, Rhos-on-sea, Wales

Architect: Booth, Chadwick & Porter Built in 1898, the large 32 bedroom red-brick building was a local landmark. Trade, however, began to decline in the 1980s and the hotel went bankrupt in August...

08 March 2013

1861 – Denbigh Railway Station, Wales

Architect: Lloyd Williams & Underwood Constructed for the Vale of Clwyd Railway which was a standard-gauge line which connecting the towns of Rhyl and Denbigh via St. Asaph. The line was closed to...

08 February 2013

1869 – The Ham, Cowbridge, Glamorganshire, Wales

Architect: Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt From The Building News: “The house is built of limestone raised on the estate ; internally it is wainscoted neatlv throughout with oak, walnut, and olive wood”, the...

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