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Architecture of Ulster

24 September 2009

1869 – Former Richardsons Store, Belfast

Architect: W.H. Lynn Built in 1867-69, this fine warehouse once had a fine dormered roofline and tall chimneys. These are alas, a memory as is the former interior which was destroyed in the...

19 August 2013

1869 – Orange Hall, Omagh, Co. Tyrone

Architect: Louch & Wilmot Designed by architect Fitzgibbon Louch, of Derry. Louch had previously been based in Dublin, and later Belfast, before emigrating to Katikati, New Zealand in 1875. His most famous Irish...

29 July 2015

1869 – St. Malachy’s Diocesan Seminary, Belfast

Architect: John O’Neill Constructed on the former Vicinage Park, just north of Belfast city centre. Constructed both as a school and a diocesan seminary, a model followed by many dioceses across Ireland. St....

24 September 2009

1870 – Albert Memorial Clock, Belfast

Architect: William Barre Constructed of sandstone as a memorial to Queen Victoria’s late Prince Consort, Prince Albert, the Albert Memorial Clock stands 113 feet tall. A statue of the Prince in robes of...

24 September 2009

1870 – Belfast Castle, Co. Antrim

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon The Chichesters (later the Donegalls) lived in England as absentee landlords but came to live at Ormeau at the beginning of the nineteenth century. After re-marrying in 1862,...

14 October 2009

1870 – Belfast Town Hall, Co. Antrim

Architect: Anthony Thomas Jackson From The Builder, April 9, 1870: The works for the new municipal buildings Belfast Ireland are being energetically forward; the courts will probably be finished May and the whole...

01 March 2014

1870 – Burns Hotel, Shore Rd., Holywood, Co. Down

Architect: Timothy Hevey New railway hotel premises from Mr. Patrick Burns, Shore Rd., Hollywood, Co. Down. “The material used in the construction is perforated brick and Scrabo stone, the stone being introduced sparingly....

29 September 2009

1870 – Castle Leslie, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon Castle Leslie stands on the site of an earlier castle and was designed by Charles Lanyon and W.H. Lynn in 1870 for John Leslie MP. Designed in the...

28 July 2015

1870 – Christ Church of Ireland, Kilmore, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew “It is a picturesque and prettily-situated building, of a character in harmony with its rural position. It is intended to accommodate 300 persons, and is carefully planned, with attention...


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