English iconic architecture



Welcome to this online display of drawings by Gerald Blaikie of some of the iconic landmark buildings to be found in the provincial cities and towns of England.
It now forms part of scotcities.com where my sketches of Scottish buildings have been shown for many years.

Drawing of twin towers of York Minster

Western towers of York Minster

Location: York Minster
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1472


Drawing of tower at Liver Building, Liverpool

Clock tower and statue at Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, Britain's first skyscraper

Location: Pier Head, Liverpool
Architect: Walter A. Thomas
Year: c.1911


Exhibition drawing of  Royal Liver Building, Liverpool, 1908

Exhibition drawing of proposed Chief Offices of the Royal Liver Friendly Society, Liverpool, 1908


Drawing of Oriel Chambers, Liverpool

Corner of Oriel Chambers, Liverpool, the world's first glass curtain walled building

Location: Water Street, Liverpool
Architect: Peter Ellis
Year: c.1864


Drawing of 16 Cook Street, Liverpool

Block at 16 Cook Street, Liverpool, Peter Ellis's other major work

Location: Cook Street, Liverpool
Architect: Peter Ellis
Year: c.1867


Drawing of Central Tower of Durham Cathedral

Central Tower of Durham Cathedral

Location: Durham
Architect: Unknown
Year: c.1250
Restored: 1859


Drawing of clock tower at Scarborough Station, Yorkshire

Clock tower at Scarborough Station, Yorkshire

Location: Scarborough Station, Yorkshire
Architect: William Bell
Year: c.1882


Drawing of flying butresses and tower of Bath Abbey, Somerset

Flying butresses and tower of Bath Abbey, Somerset

Location: Bath, Somerset
Architect: Various
Year: c.1530


Drawing of clock tower at Temple Meads Station, Bristol

Clock tower at Temple Meads Station, Bristol

Location: Temple Meads Station, Bristol
Architect: Matthew. D. Wyatt
Year: c.1878


Drawing of clock tower at Manchester Town Hall

Clock tower at Manchester Town Hall

Location: Town Hall, Manchester
Architect: Alfred Waterhouse
Year: c.1877


Drawing of tower the Hidden Gem, St Mary's Church, Manchester

Tower of the "Hidden Gem", St Mary's Church, Manchester

Location: Mulberry Street, Manchester
Architect: Richard Lane
Year: c.1844


Drawing of clock tower at Carlisle Station, Cumbria

Clock tower at Carlisle Station, Cumbria

Location: Carlisle Station, Cumbria
Architect: Sir William Tite
Year: c.1847


Clock tower of King's Cross Station London

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