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Architecture of Ulster

29 September 2009

1835 – Hilton Park Dovecote, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: James Jones An interesting feature of the Hilton estate is the vast tower over a gateway into the farm yard to the rear of the house. This dovecote with its medieval appearance...

29 September 2009

1836 – Castleshane, Co. Monaghan

Originally a medieval house on the site was constructed in 1591, this Elizabethan or Jacobean style house was built in 1836 for the Lucas Scudamores. Castleshane consisted of a four storey tower with...

28 September 2009

1836 – Presbyterian Church, Cavan, Co. Cavan

Fine little building with decorative pinnacles and crisp detailing. The battlemented porch with twin-light window is an especially attractive feature.

29 September 2009

1836 – St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Farrell Next to the Courthouse is St Patrick’s Church of Ireland – a fine building with aneedle spire, tall lancet windows and pinnacles along its length. According to reports of the...

29 September 2009

1836 – Ulster Canal Stores, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Former stores for the now defunct Ulster Canal. Originally fronted by a small harbour and alongside a humpbacked bridge over the canal which provided access to the first floor stores, the building has...

10 November 2012

1837 – Castle Upton, Templepatrick, Co. Antrim

Architect: Edward Blore Blore was reponsible for alterations and enlarging of House for 1st Lord Templetown in 1836-37. There is a fine mausoleum by Robert Adam in the graveyard from 1789. in the...

17 October 2012

1837 – Narrow Water Castle, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: Thomas Duff A large and imposing Tudor-Revival mansion of about 1836, by Thomas Duff of Newry. Added to an existing house, Mount Hall, which was built in the 1680s. Mount Hall was...

28 September 2009

1837 – Scotch Church, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: William Murray A simple church with a plain and shallow Palladian fa├žade with a central doorway. The interior features a curving carved balcony. Fine ironwork gates and piers.

29 September 2012

1837 – Tandragee Castle, Tanderagee, Co. Armagh

Country houses become hotels and guest houses, this one became a crisp factory. Built around 1837 for the 6th Duke of Manchester as the family’s Irish home.The castle has a strong tower at...