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Architecture of Westmeath

12 July 2013

1877 – Church of the Assumption, Delvin, Co. Westmeath

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Fine French Gothic church designed by G.C. Ashlin. Not completed as originally designed, the spire never achieved its intended height. A story has it that the design wasn’t originally intended...

25 March 2014

1885 – St. Michael’s Church, Castletown Geoghegan, Co. Westmeath

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Largely constructed by 1885 of local limestone with Tullamore limestone dressings – the tower, spire, and organ gallery were later added by T.F. McNamara to O’Callaghan’s original designs. The interior...

31 December 2009

1895 – Gainsborough House, Northgate St., Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Unusual arrangement of bay window and shopfront set into a tall flattened archway, flanked by a round headed window. With some cleaning and sympathetic design, this could be a really fine addition to...

01 October 2015

1895 – Lakeview House, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Michael J. Tighe Published in The Irish Builder, June 15 1895.

31 December 2009

1897 – Former Library, Fr. Mathew Hall, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

The old library, which was in Fr. Mathew Hall since the 1950s, has now been vacated and Keith Williams Architects have done a feasibility study for its future use as an art gallery....

07 March 2013

1902 – St Columcille’s Church, Ballynahown, Co. Westmeath

Architect: William Hague Designed by William Hague but completed after his death by his younger partner T. F. McNamara. Tower and spire look to have been constructed over time, with different stone –...

31 December 2009

1914 – Masonic Hall, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Former Masonic Hall constructed circa 1914, presumedly on the site of an earlier hall, hence the 1810 over the Masonic insignia. Served as the premises of ‘Lodge 101’, which was originally formed in...

02 May 2013

1930 – Church of the Four Masters, Friary, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Jones & Kelly A twentieth century church with a Hiberno-Romanesque design including a round tower, Romanesque doorways and paired round-headed window openings. The interior has round-headed arches dividing the nave from the...

12 June 2013

1933 – Corpus Christi Church, Mount Temple, Co. Westmeath

Architect: T.F. McNamara Romanesque church constructed between 1930-33, and designed by T.F. McNamara, former partner of William Hague. Modelled in the Romanesque style of St. Teresa’s Church in Avila, Spain.