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Lost Buildings of Ireland

02 June 2013

1864 – London and Lancashire Fire and Life Insurance, Dublin

Wide Streets Commissioners end of terrace building given a Victorian stucco makeover in the 1860s. Demolished for a new building for the same insurance company in the 1890s.

19 March 2013

1864 – North Station, Waterford, Co. Waterford

Waterford originally had two railway stations – the North Station, where the current station is today – and the South Station, near the old Waterford Stanley plant. The station opened on 26 August...

22 April 2013

1864 – St. Jude’s Church, Inchicore, Dublin

Architect: Welland & Gillespie Constructed between 1862 and 1864 in an Early English gothic style at a cost of £4,000. Demolished in 1988, leaving only the tower and spire. Supposedly the stonework was...

03 July 2014

1864 – Tinode House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Caldbeck Tinode House was burned to the ground in 1922 by the IRA, and has since been partially rebuilt. Part of the entrance front was reconstructed as a single storey as...

05 February 2010

1865 – Dublin Exhibition

Architect: Alfred G. Jones This was the second of three major International Exhibitions held in Dublin, constructed on what later became Iveagh Gardens – a previous exhibition was held in Merrion Square (1853...

29 September 2014

1865 – Redburn House, Holywood, Co. Down

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon Redburn House was designed by the architects Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon and built for Robert Grimshaw Dunville and his wife Jeannie in 1865. The Dunvilles were wealthy landowners...

06 December 2013

1865 – Shane’s Castle, Randalstown, Co. Antrim

Architect: Lanyon Lynn and Lanyon In 1809 work was started to rebuild a large Plantation castle to the designs of John Nash – the main object of the plan was to give the...

08 February 2014

1865 – The Four Courts Hotel, Inns Quay, Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Opened in 1843 as Samuel Steel’s Commercial and Family Hotel. Destroyed by fire in 1864, it was rebuilt by architect E.H. Carson, with later work by Timothy Hevey in 1869....

02 July 2013

1866 – Public Records Office, Four Courts, Dublin

Architect: James H. Owen & E.T. Owen The repository of Irish records that dated from medieval times to 1922. It was used to store ammunition by the Anti-Treaty rebels occupying the Four Courts,...