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Architecture of Co. Dublin

27 March 2012

1701 – Statue of William of Orange, College Green, Dublin

Architect: Of all the military and royal statuary in Dublin, that of William III drew most aggression, serving as it did as a focal point for annual Orange celebrations on July 1, the...

15 July 2010

1702 – St Mary’s Church, Mary Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir William Robinson Outwardly the exterior of St Mary’s is relatively unexciting with the round headed windows that Robinson also used at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham the most dominant feature. The church...

30 March 2011

1703 – Santry Court, Santry, Co. Dublin

Architect: Santry Court – was am early 18th century mansion of red brick with stone facings, built in 1703 by the 3rd Lord Barry of Santry. It was of two storeys over a...

09 June 2010

1706 – Tailor’s Hall, High Street, Dublin

The only one of the old medieval Guild Halls that still exists in Dublin, the Tailor’s Hall is tucked away in Back Lane of High Street. Recent widening of High Street has removed...

06 January 2012

1707 – Custom House, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Burgh The previous Custom House by Thomas Burgh and built in 1707 was sited up river at Essex Quay and was judged as structurally unsound just seventy years later. The site...

26 April 2010

1707 – St. Nicholas Within, Nicholas St., Dublin

The original church was built in the 11th century by Bishop Donat and was dedicated to St. Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of sailors. It received its name during the early 14th...

17 February 2010

1710 – Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin

It was Joshua Dawson who built the mansion in 1710, and which was purchased in 1715 by the Corporation for £3,500 as a residence for the Lord Mayor. Dawson is believed to have...

24 April 2013

1711 – Molyneux House, Peter St., Dublin

Constructed by Sir Thomas Molyneaux as his Dublin residence, and a stylistic departure from the gabled Dutch Billies that had defined the city to date. From 1815, onwards, served as an asylum for...

14 November 2014

1713 – House, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin

“As a characteristic and somewhat fantastic specimen of the houses of that period, we have prefixed an elevation of one which stood in Marrowbone-lane, in the Liberty, and which was taken down in...