Victorian architecture

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A presentation on Victorian Architecture given to The Guildford Society in 2013 by Michael C Sleigh Photographer at Polypodphoto. PowerPoint presentation updated 13th February 2014.

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Victorian architecture

  1. 1. Victorian Architecture A look at the different styles and types of buildings of the Victorian period from Classical to Gothic. A presentation given at the Guildford Institute by Michael C Sleigh. With photographs from the Polypodphoto Collection.
  2. 2. Statue of Queen Victoria on the Temple Bar Memorial. 1880 by Sir Horace Jones.
  3. 3. Pre-Victorian Corn Market (former) Winchester, Hampshire. 1833 by Architect O B Carter, with portico of 4 Tuscan stone columns. Now a Public Library.
  4. 4. Church of St Mary, Reading, Berkshire. Opened 1798, Architect R Billing. Portico added 1840.
  5. 5. Town Hall, Gravesend, Kent. 1836 by Amon Henry Wilds, in sandstone ashlar with fluted Doric columns.
  6. 6. Market Building in centre of Penzance, Cornwall. 1837 by Architect Harris of Bristol. Built in granite ashlar.
  7. 7. Post Office building in the centre of Penzance, Cornwall.
  8. 8. Harris Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs, UK. Monumental Greek Revival style. 1882-93 by James Hibbert.
  9. 9. Harris Public Library, Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, Lancs, U K. Monumental Greek Revival style. 1882-93 by James Hibbert.
  10. 10. Limehouse Town Hall (former). 1879.
  11. 11. View of Somerset House, London. Lancaster Place elevation (1853-56) by Sir James Pennethorne
  12. 12. View of Somerset House, London. Lancaster Place elevation (1853-56) by Sir James Pennethorne
  13. 13. The Hop Exchange, Southwark, London, U K. Now called Central Buildings. 1866 by R H Moore.
  14. 14. Hop Exchange, Southwark, London, U K. 1866 by R H Moore. Column detail showing hops.
  15. 15. Government Offices, King Charles Street, London. 1873 by Sir George Gilbert Scott. Italianate style.
  16. 16. Government Offices, Whitehall, London. Detail of ‘Africa’ carving.
  17. 17. Government Offices, Whitehall , London.
  18. 18. Government Offices, Whitehall & Parliament Square. 1898-1901 by John Brydon, in English Baroque revival style.
  19. 19. Government Offices, Whitehall & Parliament Square. 1898-1901 by John Brydon, in English Baroque revival style.
  20. 20. The Guildhall, Portsmouth, Hampshi re, UK. 1886-90 by William Hill, reconstructed after WW2 damage 1955-59, interior and rear elevation completely rebuilt.
  21. 21. War Office building, Whitehall, London. 1898 by William Young, completed 1907. Listed Grade 11*.
  22. 22. Lloyds Old Bank, Blackburn, Lancs, UK. C19th block with composite columns and enriched ornament, heavy quoins and cornice on modillions.
  23. 23. Lloyds Old Bank, Blackburn, Lancs, UK. C19th
  24. 24. Former Technical School now Victoria Centre of Blackburn College. 1888 by Smith, Woodhouse and Wiloughby
  25. 25. City of London School (former). 1882 by Davis & Emnanual. Portland stone in a northern Renaissance style.
  26. 26. City of London School (former). 1882 by Davis & Emnanual. Portland stone in a northern Renaissance style.
  27. 27. 151-2 Fenchurch Street, London. c1865 in Italian Gothic style.
  28. 28. Commercial building, 29 Fleet Street, London. 1860 by W G Bartlett.
  29. 29. Holborn Viaduct, London. Corner building, 1869 by William Haywood assisted by Thomas Blashill. In Italian Gothic style.
  30. 30. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  31. 31. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  32. 32. Joseph & Charles Simmonds & Co. Bank, Reading, Berkshire. 1882 by Davis and Emnanuel, in an ornate Palazzo style.
  33. 33. The Black Friar Public House, London. c1875, remodelled c1905 & c1917 by H Fuller Clarke Architect & Frederick Callcott & Henry Poole Sculptors.
  34. 34. Southwark Cathedral, the east end viewed from London Bridge. Victorian restoration.
  35. 35. West end of Southwark Cathedral, London. Victorian rebuild 1890-97 by A. W. Blomfield.
  36. 36. Martyrs' Memorial and St. John the Evangelist church, Stratford, East London.
  37. 37. Reading. Art Gallery & Museum. 1894 by W R Howell.
  38. 38. Portsmouth. Prudential Assurance Building. 1891 by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick and terracotta. Listed Grade 11.
  39. 39. Commercial building, 33 & 35 Eastcheap, City of London. 1868 by R L Roumieu. Gothic style in red and black brick. Listed Grade 11*.
  40. 40. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 18612 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick.
  41. 41. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 18612 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick.
  42. 42. Commercial building, 23 & 25 Eastcheap, City of London. 1861-2 by John Young & Son. Polychrome brick, detail.
  43. 43. The Guildhall, Winchester, Hampshir e. 1875. Detail of 'Middle Pointed' Gothic style by Architects Jeffery and Skiller.
  44. 44. 7 Lothbury, London. 1866 by G Somers Clarke. Portland stone in Venetian Gothic style.
  45. 45. 7 Lothbury, London. 1866 by G Somers Clarke. Portland stone in Venetian Gothic style.
  46. 46. Albert Buildings, Queen Victoria Street. 1871 by F J Ward.
  47. 47. Museum of Natural History Oxford University, Oxford, UK. Built 1855 - 60. Designed by Thomas Newenham Deane and Benjamin Woodward.
  48. 48. Congregational Church, Winchester, Hamp shire. 1855, in Early English style.
  49. 49. 6 & 7 St Mary at Hill, City of London. 1873 by Ernest George and Vaughan. Listed Grade 11.
  50. 50. Liverpool Street Station, London. Building next to trainshed and Great Eastern Hotel.
  51. 51. Clock Tower, Gravesend, Kent. 1898 by John Johnson.
  52. 52. 9 Carmelite Street, London. 1894 by H A Hunt & H T Steward, in Tudor Gothic style.
  53. 53. St John the Evangelist R C Cathedral, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. 1877-81 by J Crawley, 1881-96 by J Hanson
  54. 54. Houses of Parliament, London. 1860 by Sir Charles Barry & A W N Pugin.
  55. 55. Houses of Parliament, London. 1860 by Sir Charles Barry & A W N Pugin.
  56. 56. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  57. 57. Clock on tower of the Royal Courts of Justice, London.
  58. 58. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  59. 59. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  60. 60. The Royal Courts of Justice, London. Front elevation on the Strand. 1868-82, designed by G E Street. Portland stone in C13 English Gothic style. Listed Grade 1.
  61. 61. Tower Bridge. 1894, designed by Sir Horace Jones and Sir John Wolfe Barry.
  62. 62. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  63. 63. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  64. 64. Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey. 1872, by P C Hardwick. Bargate stone in ‘commercial’ Gothic.
  65. 65. Statue of Queen Victoria in Gravesend Market House. 1898 by J Broad Sculptor.
  66. 66. Victorian Architecture Presented by Michael C Sleigh Polypodphoto Courses polypodphoto.co.uk polypod@gmail.com © 2014

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