Category Archives: Francis Xavier Velarde

North Lancashire contains Architecture

Clare Hartwell’s major revision of Nikolaus Pevsner’s The Buildings of England: North Lancashire has just been published. The book describes all the significant buildings of the region from early history to the present day. It is an engrossing work and … Continue reading

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Francis Xavier Velarde

St Matthew, Clubmoor, Liverpool by Francis Xavier Velarde (1897-1960). “..built through the generosity of the late Captain Matthew Honan FRIBA…killed in action on November the 14th 1916”. Completed in 1930. The interior is reminiscent of German railway station architecture of … Continue reading

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