Category Archives: Victorian

Cragside – “The Palace of a Modern Magician”

 William George Armstrong (1810-1900) a scientist, technical innovator and one of the most successful industrialists of his generation was born into a respectable middle class farming and merchant family in Newcastle and was eventually to be client for one of … Continue reading

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Chairman of Leicestershire County Council Praises DMU Architecture Students’ Designs for Village School

De Montfort University architecture students held an exhibition of their 2nd year design projects for an extension to a Victorian village school in the Leicestershire village of Swannington on Saturday 16th May 2015. This co-production project with Swannington C of … Continue reading

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New Digital Designs for Victorian Village School

For the past four months 2nd year architecture students at De Montfort University have been involved in an exciting community project to design a new multi-purpose classroom building for a Victorian primary school in the village of Swannington in Leicestershire. … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire’s “Model Prison” at Southwell

As part of our current Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded research project Digital Building Heritage: Phase 3 (Grant Reference: AH/L013290/1) we are assisting the Southwell Community Archaeology Group (SCAG) to digitally reconstruct and interpret the now largely lost … Continue reading

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