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Architecture of Dublin City

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...

04 February 2010

1791 – Custom House, Customhouse Quay, Dublin

Architect: James Gandon The Custom House is often considered architecturally the most important building in Dublin and is sited on the river front with Beresford Place to the rear. The Custom House was...

13 December 2011

1791 – Design for Dame Street, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Sherrard Design for part of north side of Dame Street, going westwards from Anglesea Street. Abandoned when part of the site was developed for Commercial Buildings.

15 December 2011

1792 – Design for Royal Circus, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Cunningham Design for a quadrant terrace of houses around a planned Royal Circus to be built in the Gardiner Estate on the northside of Dublin. This was never constructed but would...

18 February 2010

1792 – Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin

Fitzwilliam Place is the continuation of Fitzwilliam Street after it passes through Fitzwilliam Square.

18 February 2010

1792 – Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin

Named after the Fitzwilliam family, Earls of Merrion, who developed this land as part of their great estate on the southside of the Liffey. This, the most cohesive estate in Dublin was laid...

11 June 2007

1792 – Rutland Fountain, Merrion Square, Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys Dating from 1792, the fountain is a commemoration of the Duke of Rutland, Charles Manners who commissioned the piece before his untimely death at the age of thirty-three. Originally water...

12 April 2012

1792 – Westmoreland Lock Hospital, Townsend Street, Dublin

Architect: The architect of the Westmoreland Lock Hospital is uncertain. The archives of the Irish Architectural Archive mention drawings by Francis Johnston for wings and rear additions. There is also a suggestion of...