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Lost Buildings of Ireland

14 January 2016

1886 – Methodist Church & School, Agnes St., Belfast

Architect: J.J. Phillips Church described as being ‘in classic style’ and built on site of former church of 1848 and adjoining school building. Schools completed June 1886 with the church with seating for...

04 March 2014

1886 – No.18 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin

Architect: G.P. Beater Constructed at the corner of Sackville Place, next to the Imperial Hotel, which contained Clery’s, for George Mitchell, Esq. Finished in Ruabon Brick with Ballinasloe limestone dressings. Published in The...

07 June 2013

1886 – St. Thomas’s Parochial Hall, Marlborough St., Dublin

Architect: Alfred G. Jones Constructed during 1885-86 to complement the adjoining church of 1762 by John Smyth. The church and hall were gutted by fire which destroyed most of the O’Connell Street area...

27 May 2011

1886 – Sun Alliance, Trinity St., Dublin

Architect: George C. Ashlin The offices for the Sun Alliance Fire and Life Co., was built after a competition to the designs of George C. Ashlin. Sited at the corner of Andrew and...

15 October 2012

1887 – Ballymena Castle, Co. Antrim

Architect: W.H. Lynn The original castle of Ballymena was built in the early 17th century, but was burned out in 1720. In 1865 Lord Waveney started building Ballymena Castle, as a magnificent family...

03 May 2010

1887 – The Paddocks, Leopardstown Park, Co. Dublin

Architect: W.D. Caroe Published in The Building News, September 30th 1887. Built at Leopardstown Racecource and later demolished.

11 September 2014

1888 – Nurses Home, Peter Street, Dublin

Architect: Albert E. Murray Former Nurses’ Home for the Adelaide Hospital in Dublin. “Our illustration with this number is of a recent addition to that valuable institution, the Adelaide Hospital, Peter-street. The exterior...

24 April 2011

1889 – Alexandra College, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin

Architect: William Kaye-Parry Alexandra College was founded in 1874 at No.6 Earlsfort Terrace. By 1879, a new hall and theatre was constructed alongside. Over time, they acquired several more houses and by 1889...

02 April 2014

1889 – Nos. 16-17 Suffolk Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Now demolished and replaced with a office building in 1957 for the Friends’ Provident & Century Assurance Co. “With present issue we give a view of 16 and 17 Suffolk-street,...