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Architecture of Co. Dublin

09 April 2012

1752 – Moira House, Dublin

Architect: Built as the Dublin home of the Earls of Moira. Later became part of the Mendicity Institute which mirrored the composition so that the original Moira House was the right hand side...

07 April 2010

1753 – No.42 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin

The last remnant of the Georgian era of O’Connell Street, No. 42 is now part of the hotel next door.

11 June 2010

1753 – Parnell Square, Dublin

Originally Rutland Square, which referred to the park in the centre and the second earliest of Dublin’s squares. The surrounding streets were known as Charlemont Row, Cavendish Row and Palace Row and Great...

16 November 2011

1755 – Essex Bridge, Dublin

Architect: George Semple An elevation of Essex Bridge, now Grattan Bridge in Dublin, as rebuilt by George Semple in 1755. Begun 19 Jan 1753, and finished 11 May 1755. The East Elevation and...

21 November 2014

1756 – Nos 1-4 Kildare Place, Dublin

Architect: Richard Cassels / John Ensor Originally Kildare Place consisted of four houses onto a small square bordered by Kildare Street. Nos 2 & 3 were designed by Richard Cassels, and probably executed...

21 September 2012

1757 – Bedford Square, Dublin

Bedford Square was intended as the first scheme of the Wide Streets Commissioners, but was never developed despite appearing on several maps including Rocque’s Map of Dublin. The site at Cork Hill was...

10 February 2010

1757 – St. Mark’s Church, Pearse Street, Dublin

With its main entrance front facing onto Mark Street, St Mark’s is an interesting building set back from the street still within its grassy churchyard. Built between 1729-57, the main front looks unfinished,...

06 December 2013

1758 – Designs for Two Chimney-pieces in Casino, Marino, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Chambers “Chimney pieces in the Lord Viscount Charlemont’s casino at Marino”. Acknowledged as the most important neo-classical building in Ireland, the Casino was designed by Sir William Chambers for Lord...

23 March 2013

1758 – Statue of George II, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin

Sculptor: John Van Nost the Younger This was the first statue to be erected in St. Stephen’s Green, and was commissioned by Dublin Corporation. The statue depicted King George II in full triumphant...


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