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Architecture of Wicklow

14 August 2013

1860 – Old Connaught House, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Lanyon & Lynn A fine Tudor mansion by Charles Lanyon of Lanyon an Lynn, in the late 1850s, and completed by 1860. Published in The Builder, March 5 1859. “This mansion is...

31 December 2009

1860 – St. Joseph’s Church, Baltinglass, Co. Wicklow

Architect: John Bourke Designed by John Bourke around 1860, this is a fine gothic revival church with a symmetrical composition. The main entrance porch is in the projecting tower. The interior is wide...

11 March 2013

1860c – Methodist Church, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Five-bay gable-ended Gothic Methodist church, with the fa├žade finished in uncoursed rubble stone with dressed stone to the openings. Photograph courtesy, and copyright of Keith J. Allen.

14 March 2013

1860s – Loreto Convent, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: John Sterling Butler A Georgian house that was “gothicised” and later added to by John Sterling Butler. The gothic dress was added c.1834 and a large twenty-two sided conservatory was also added....

04 March 2013

1862 – International Hotel, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: E.W. O’Kelly Constructed for the seaside resort of Bray with 130 bedrooms, making it a large hotel for its time. Destroyed by a fire in 1974 and subsequently demolished.

03 July 2014

1864 – Tinode House, Blessington, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Caldbeck Tinode House was burned to the ground in 1922 by the IRA, and has since been partially rebuilt. Part of the entrance front was reconstructed as a single storey as...

15 June 2010

1865 – Christ Church, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Slater A large and elaborate Church of Ireland, unusually so, as their churches tended to be more understated. This actually looks like a Roman Catholic church. The church is entered through...

07 July 2015

1866 – Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Wicklow

Architect: William Fogerty Still in use today, it was described at the time of its completion as a ‘very neat little church’. The yellow Dublin brick is contrasted by the jambs and bands...

15 April 2014

1868 – Violet Hill, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Fogerty A medium sized country house, originally finished in brick, and now rendered and painted. The stables and part of the house have been converted into apartments. For a time in...

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