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Architecture of Monaghan

29 September 2009

1911 – Church, Killeevan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William A. Scott Simple single cell church set on a hillside with a plain rendered finish, heavily remodelled in 1910-11 by William A. Scott. The concrete and bell tower of 1919 by...

29 September 2009

1911 – Cottages, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan

Architect:George Kelly Fine row of cottages near the Church of Ireland. Some of the buildings have had their original paired windows at ground level replaced with ugly picture windows.

29 September 2009

1913 – Houses, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Charles M. Tuite Fine stone house with decorative bargeboards and porches. Sadly missing their original window design.

30 September 2009

1917 – Former Bone Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John Harrison Wilson Tucked away in a corner of the St Davnet’s Hospital grounds is the former Bone Hospital. Built overlooking the town, the building features large canopied terraces for the patients...

29 September 2009

1926 – Former Great Northern Railway Engine Shed, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: F.A. Champion Legend has it, that a member of the local Madden family who were major shareholders in the Great Northern Railway visited Milan. While there, he visited a new railway engine...

27 November 2013

1930 – Former Royal Bank of Ireland, Dublin St., Monaghan

Architect: Bradbury & Evans Former branch of the Royal Bank of Ireland, and now in use as a Town Hall for Monaghan. The rendered building has an elegant cut-stone door surround to the...

30 September 2009

1936 – Water Tower, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Engineer: Patrick McCarthy The town Water Tower is sited on a prominant hill overlooking the town and is built of reinforced concrete. Unlike many of these towers, the Monaghan tower has one wide...

24 February 2012

1959 – St. Mary’s National School, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Office of Public Works Fine example of a standardised design school from the Office of Public Works. There was a range of different sizes ranging from two classrooms upwards. While this school...

30 September 2009

1986 – Garda Station, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Office of Public Works Large L-plan building on three levels designed by the Office of Public Works as a regional centre for the Irish police. The building is bland, fails to address...