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Architecture of Meath

23 January 2013

1771 – Interior Decorative Schemes for Headfort House, Co. Meath

Architect: Robert Adam Designs for internal decorative schemes for Headfort House – the house designed by George Semple in 1769. Between 1771 and 1775, Robert Adam was commissioned by the 1st Earl of...

02 October 2014

1791 – Tower of Lloyd, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: Henry Aaron Baker An 18th-century lighthouse folly in the form of a giant Doric column, surmounted by glazed lantern, erected to the memory of Thomas Taylor, 1st Earl of Bective, by his...

26 June 2015

1825 – Loughcrew House, Co. Meath

Architect: Charles Robert Cockerell Originally the seat of the Plunkett family, its most famous member being St Oliver Plunkett, whose church still remains today on the estate, the first Loughcrew House was built...

29 September 2014

1830s – Sion House, Navan, Co. Meath

Sion House was one of the residences of the Dunville family and it was used by them as a base for their pursuit of hunting. It was bought in the late 1870s by...

30 September 2014

1850s – Balloon House, Drumlargan, Co. Meath

One of a pair of similarly eccentric gate lodges built for Summerhill House. According to local legend, “An architect was asked to design two gate-lodges to be placed at the end of the...

02 October 2014

1863 – St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Julianstown, Co. Meath

Architect: Welland & Gillespie / J.F. Fuller Parts of the nave of the current church was constructed in 1770 on the site of an earlier church. The church has been restored, rebuilt and...

05 June 2014

1873 – O’Ferrall’s, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: John P. Davis Alteration and enlargements by Trim-based architect John P. Davis. A fine shopfront with private entrance to living accommodation to one side. Stylistically what is now expected as Irish country...

07 March 2014

1883 – Carrollstown House, Trim, Co. Meath

Architect: John P. Davis Completed by June 1883, for P.J. Dunne, JP. “The entrance hall is beautifully laid out with encaustic tiles, and is separated from the staircase or inner hall by marble...

31 December 2009

2002 – Dunshaughlin Civic Centre, Co. Meath

Architect: Grafton Architects The Civic Centre provides a ‘one-stop-shop’ facility for the mass housing estates that surround it. The public use this facility to pay local taxes, inspect planning files and hold public...

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