Basic Site Details

Name: Queen’s University
City or county: Belfast
Country: Northern Ireland
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Notes: In 1910 an architectural competition was held for an extension to Queen’s University, Belfast. Aston Webb was assessor and 57 designs were submitted Awards:

1st premium W H Lynn
2nd premium Henry Tanner and F Dacre Clampham
3rd Premium A Marshall MacKenzie and Son

Unplaced entries by Scottish architects included those by H J Blanc; John A Campbell and A D Hislop; Honeyman Keppie and Mackintosh.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1University  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11910 Competition results announcedDesigns illustrated in Building News


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 11Hippolyte Jean BlancArchitect 1910 Unplaced entry in competition
Item 2 of 11William Henry LynnArchitect 1910 First place in competition
Item 3 of 11A Marshall Mackenzie & SonArchitectural practiceB1910 Placed third in competition
Item 4 of 11Alexander George Robertson MackenzieArchitectB1910 Placed third in competition
Item 5 of 11Alexander Marshall MackenzieArchitectB1910 Placed third in competition
Item 6 of 11Alexander David HislopArchitectC1910  
Item 7 of 11Campbell & HislopArchitectural practiceC1910 Unplaced entry in competition
Item 8 of 11Charles Rennie MackintoshArchitectD1910 Unplaced entry in competition
Item 9 of 11Honeyman, Keppie & MackintoshArchitectural practiceD1910 Unplaced entry in competition
Item 10 of 11John HoneymanArchitectD1910 Unplaced entry in competition
Item 11 of 11John KeppieArchitectD1910 Unplaced entry in competition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Queen's University, Belfast 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News14 October 1910  p531-532 and illustrations of Lynn's design
Item 2 of 2Building News21 October 1910  p596 and illustrations. A Marshall Mackenzie entry illustrated, including plans elevations etc