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Architecture of Co. Dublin

18 February 2010

1760 – Fitzwilliam Street, 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...

23 June 2010

1760 – No. 20 Dominick Street, Dublin

Architect: Robert West Robert West the stuccodore who designed many of the finest interiors in the city lived at No. 20, a house he designed and decorated himself with very elaborate plasterwork. The...

12 April 2010

1760 – Old Windmill, Guinness, Dublin

Architect: This former windmill was once used to power the Roe Distillary on Thomas Street in Dublin. George Roe and Company had its beginning in 1757 when Peter Roe bought a small distillery...

08 February 2010

1760 – Provost’s House, Trinity College Dublin

The Provost is the head of Trinity College and accordingly a sumptuous residence was provided. Originally the position was held until death with the next incumbent being elected by the fellows of the...

10 June 2010

1760s – Clare Street, Dublin

Named after Denzille Holles (1597-1681), Earl of Clare (in Suffolk, not Ireland). The details of Dublin’s Georgian doorways varies greatly from street to street and even from doorway to doorway within the same...

04 January 2012

1760s – Hapenny Bridge Galleries, No.15 Bachelors Walk, Dublin

Beside the shop of Edward Butler, this antiques shop has a fine original shop fa├žade. In 1850, this premises was owned by D.Breen who was described as a “Life Insurance Company” and specialist...

06 January 2015

1760s – Royal Irish Academy, No.107 Grafton Street, Dublin

Early home of the Royal Irish Academy, which had some minor work by Richard Johnstom, and internal stuccowork by Charles Thorp. The Royal Irish Academy instituted for the advancement of science, polite literature,...

21 January 2010

1761 – Lighthouse & Harbour, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

The harbour comprises of two limestone piers with lighthouse positioned at end of east pier. The East pier is largely of limestone rubble with concrete poured on main pathway while west pier is...

05 December 2013

1762 – Design for Hall Chimney-piece, Charlemont House, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Chambers Lord Charlemont had met and befriended Sir William Chambers in Italy while Chambers was studying roman antiquities and Charlemont was on a collecting trip. Years later, he hired Chambers...