1913 – Jesuit Residence UCD, Hatch Street, Dublin

Architect: C.B. Powell

ucd_jesuits_lge

ucd_jesuits2_lgeucd_jesuits2_lgeucd_jesuits4_lge

Probably the strangest 20th Century building in Dublin and definitely the last hurrah of Victorian Gothic for a religious based institution, this little known building is tucked away on Hatch Street close to Stephens Green. Built in 1913 around a quadrangle, it was designed as a student resident to be run by the Jesuits. Powell was a Dublin eccentric being known as God-on-a-bike due to his mode of travel and long white beard. The Hall is very well detailed with stained glass by Evie Hone and a fine oriel window that appears to rest on a slender column.

Latest News

September 26, 2016: ‘Sustaining the Industrial Heritage” – Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture
September 22, 2016: Open House Cork looking for volunteers
September 21, 2016: ‘Building Ireland’ return to RTE, September 30


Email Newsletter

Signup to receive email updates of new additions to Archiseek.com