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Architecture of Ulster

06 December 2013

1825 – Purdysburn House, Newtownbreda, Co. Down

Architect: Thomas Hopper Described simple as “Purdysburn, the splendid mansion of Narcissus Batt, Esq., built after a design by Hopper” in Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837). When two of the...

30 September 2014

1826 – Church of Ireland, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Originally a simple rectangular building of roughcast stone, ornamented with cut granite and a square tower, measuring 68 feet by 28 feet. It was built in 1826 at a cost of £900 which...

28 September 2009

1827 – Beresford Row, The Mall, Armagh, Co. Armagh

A fine stone terrace overlooking the leafy Mall which was once the fashionable centre of Armagh. In the centre of a longer terrace, these two houses feature a novel approach to entry to...

28 September 2009

1827 – Charlemont Place, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: William Murray Alongside the Mall, where there are several fine terraces of house, Charlemont Place stands out. Set back from the streetline of the other houses, Charlemont Place is large terrace of...

29 September 2009

1827 – Lough Fea, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Thomas Rickman Designed for the Shirley family by the historian Thomas Rickman and which is his only Irish commission, Lough Fea was built in 1827. Lough Fea is unusal in that it...

13 February 2015

1827 – Meetinghouse, Fisherwick Place, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Thomas Duff Opened 20 Sep 1827. Demolished to make way for Presbyterian Assembly building. Described in The Dublin Penny Journal, Views in Belfast (1833), as “Erected in the year 1827-28, is built...

25 March 2014

1827 – Presbyterian Church, Ballykelly, Co. Derry

Architect: Richard Suter Constructed by the Fishmongers Company London who owned the land around Ballykelly for the local populace after they discovered the poor condition of the existing church. Richard Suter was Surveyor...

28 September 2009

1827 – Shambles Market, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Francis Johnston Market yards designed for the sale of hay, animals and other agricultural products, the clocktower and wall along the eastern side of the site was designed by Francis Johnston in...

28 September 2009

1828 – Church of Ireland, Belturbet, Co. Cavan

Architect: On the highest point in the town, the Church of Ireland has a fine, if short, tower and spire. It was built on the site of an earlier church built between 1622...