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1799 – Unbuilt Dublin – Bank of Ireland

Architect: John Soane



In 1799 Sir John Soane designed a bank headquarters for Bank of Ireland on a site bounded by College Street, Westmoreland Street and D’Olier Street, but after the Act of Union, the former parliament building across the street became available, and the plan was dropped.

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