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Architecture of Dublin City

04 January 2012

1790 – Corner, Capel Street, Dublin

Sadly lying derelict, this prime city site looks just as it did when Malton did his view of Essex Bridge with all its original glazing bars complete. Now badly in need of some...

22 November 2011

1790 – Daly’s Club House, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Francis Johnston Elevation of Daly’s Club House, College Green, 1823 Wide Street Commission Map 445/2. Part of the facade still remains. Daly’s Club House, was a gentlemen’s club and a centre of...

17 December 2013

1790 – Fountain, James St., Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys An obelisk with 4 sundials with a drinking fountain at its base, built in 1790 by the Duke of Rutland, the Lord Lieutenant. The architect Francis Sandys was responsible for...

07 July 2010

1790 – No. 38 Dame Street, Dublin

One of the original plots of Dame Street from when it was widened by the Wide Streets Commissioners, No. 38 also retains its original ground floor facade. Originally many of the streets widened...

18 February 2010

1790 – Sick and Indigent Roomkeepers Society, Palace Street, Dublin

For years the only building on the short Palace Street which leads from Dame Street to the Lower Yard, Dublin Castle. Whether it is the vigorously incised plasterwork or the enigmatic society’s name...

10 February 2010

1790 – Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Leading from College Green to O’Connell street and named after John Fane, tenth Earl of Westmoreland and Lord Lieutenant 1790-94. One of the last streets to be laid out by the Wide Streets...

09 June 2010

1790s – Mount Street, Dublin

Probably named after the mount of Gallows Hill, which lay between here and modern Baggot Street which, was known as Gallows Road in 1757 and is shown in Rocque’s map of 1756. There...

09 June 2010

1790s – Nos. 3-4 Harcourt Street, Dublin

Edward Carson (1854-1935), the father of Ulster Unionism was born in No.4 Harcourt Street and represented Trinity College as Unionist MP in London. These two houses are now part of the adjoining hotel,...

31 January 2013

1790s – Unbuilt Wide Streets Commission Approach & Entrance to Dublin Castle

Unbuilt plan by the Wide Streets Commissioners for a new ceremonial entrance to the Lower Yard of Dublin Castle and street to the “round church” – St. Andrew’s. The entrance at the Lower...