JAMES, JOSEPH #
- Born: 1828 Died: 1875
Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 1010. In Ireland Joseph James and WALTER BLACKETT designed the Independent Chapel and schoolhouse in Stephen Street, Sligo, in 1852.(1) Joseph James is probably the 'Mr J. James' who in 1857 submitted a design in the competition for a design for the Ulster Bank head office in Belfast; the Civil Engineer and Architect;'s Journal describes the entry as 'a telling design;'in the Corinthian style, 'for much of which, however, he is indebted to artistic ability'.(2)
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(1) B 10, 6 Mar 1852, 156.
(2) Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 21 (Feb 1858), 57.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for JAMES, JOSEPH #
|Building:||CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, STEPHEN STREET, INDEPENDENT CHURCH & SCHOOLHOUSE|
|Nature:||With Walter Blackett.Stone carving by Mr Parday. Manse added 1863 (?same architects). Contractor (for manse only): Hunt|
|Refs:||B 10, 6 Mar 1852, 156; DB 3, 1 Nov 1861, 666; 5, 1 Feb 1863, 17|
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, ULSTER BANK|
|Nature:||Competition entrant. Corinthian design; 'a telling design, for much of which, however, he is indebted to artistic ability'.|
|Refs:||Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 21 (Feb 1858), 57.|