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Architecture of Ulster

10 January 2014

1872 – McGarel Buildings, Larne, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Ten Victorian Gothic almshouses, for Charles McGarel. McGarel was a slave-owner and sugar trader in the early 19th century. He was also responsible for building the Town Hall in...

09 March 2015

1872 – Town Hall, Portrush, Co. Antrim

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon Scots Baronial in style with turret and stepped gables, but finished in red and black brick. The bowed end successfully negotiates the awkward corner at the junction of...

06 March 2011

1872 – Ulster Bank, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: Thomas Jackson Substantial and solid bank building by Thomas Jackson of Belfast.

03 February 2014

1873 – Belgravia Hotel, Nos 2-12 Ulsterville Ave., Belfast

Architect: John Boyd The Belgravia Hotel was a collection of Victorian Villas on Ulsterville Ave, with fine polychromic brickwork, decorative ironwork and dormers. The terrace was designed by John Boyd in 1873. In...

01 March 2012

1873 – St. Colmans Church, Dromore, Co. Down

Architect: Timothy Hevey Designed by architect Timothy Hevey of Belfast in an early English Gothic. Built in black stone, with freestone dressings, the walls are supported with courses and buttresses. The church consists...

24 September 2009

1873 – St. Eugene’s Cathedral, Derry

Architect: J.J. McCarthy

27 February 2014

1873 – Town Hall, Holywood, Co. Down­

Architect: William Batt Red & white brick townhall with with cement dressings. Built in two stages, with the tower completed a couple of years later. Published in The Irish Builder April 1 1876.

30 September 2009

1873 – Westenra Arms Hotel, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Hague Large redbrick hotel with fine detailing including windows at ground floor and cornice, and very substantial chimneys, constructed in the late 19th century. Alongwith the adjoining former Town Hall, these...

29 September 2009

1874 – Hilton Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Hague Originally known as Maddenton, Hilton Park was redesigned by William Hague (primarily a catholic church architect) in 1874. Originally it may have been rebuilt after a fire in 1804 by...