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Architecture of Ulster

01 October 2012

1878 – Masonic Hall, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan

Originally built by First and Second Bailieborough Presbyterian Churches as an institute for the education of boys in their faith. In 1903 it was acquired by the Masonic Order and it continues to...

04 December 2014

1878 – National Schools, Holywood, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt Published in The Irish Builder, Jan 15 1878.

21 November 2014

1878 – Olderfleet Hotel, Larne, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Three storey hotel constructed for sea travellers next to the harbour. The interior boasted several large reception rooms. Demolished and replaced with a public house.

26 March 2014

1878 – Presbyterian Church, Ballymacarret, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Young & Mackenzie A church, at Ballymacarrett on the Newtownards Road, completed in 1878 to a design by Young and Mackenzie. The graceful round tower adds vertical emphasis to what is rather...

24 February 2014

1879 – Gate Lodge, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Batt Former gatelodge constructed in Venetian Gothic, a single-storey building in red brick with Staffordshire blue bands and pointed stone arches at the openings. Carving by Alexander Steven. The original design...

17 September 2009

1879 – Warehouse, Donegall Place, Belfast

Architect: Robert Watt Largely built as illustrated in elaborate stucco at 7-9 Donegall Place, the building no longer has the ornamental pediment, but otherwise is in fairly good condition. Built for Messrs. Lindsay...

17 September 2009

1879 – Warehouse, Tomb Street, Belfast

Architect: Robert Watt Perspective view including block plan for Messrs. Mitchell & Co. Published in The Building News, February 10th 1878.

06 October 2014

1880 – Milford House, Armagh

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Heavily remodelled and extended by Young & Mackenzie in 1880 for local mill owner Robert Garmany Mc Crum. Described as the most technologically advanced house in 19th century Ireland...

25 September 2009

1880 – Northern Bank, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Built for the Belfast Banking Co, a fine sandstone bank building of the 19th century. Like many in Irish provincial towns it contained living accommodation for the branch manager...