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Unbuilt Ireland

07 January 2015

1867 – United Presbyterian Church, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: William Fogerty Original design, the tower and spire of which was not completed, published in The Irish Builder, May 15 1868. “This church (the foundation-stone of which was laod on the 6th...

02 March 2011

1868 – Design for St. Ann’s Church of Ireland, Dawson Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Thomas Newenham Deane Designed in a Lombardo-Romanesque style, this building was never completed with the northern tower remaining without the ornate belfry designed for it. This has disrupted the flow of...

28 February 2014

1869 – Design for Clock Tower & Market, Green St., Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Design for markets and clock tower to be erected in Green Street in Dublin. Never constructed. Published in The Irish Builder, June 1 1869.

28 February 2014

1870 – Design for O’Connell Bridge, Dublin

Architect: William Lewis Entrant in architectural competition to construct a new O’Connell Bridge, replacing Gandon’s Carlisle Bridge. Published in The Irish Builder, July 1 1870.

06 February 2014

1870 – Design for O’Connell Bridge, Dublin

Architect: Turner & Page Design for bridge with steel span and decorative statuary. Entrant in architectural competition to construct a new O’Connell Bridge, replacing Gandon’s Carlisle Bridge. Published in The Irish Builder, June...

25 March 2014

1871 – Design for Church of Ireland, Caherconlish, Co. Limerick

Architect: E.H. Carson Not constructed as illustrated – the church as built was a single-cell structure with porch and vestry – both of which have decorative doorways. Instead of a tower, a simple...

13 September 2012

1871 – Design for Restoration of Christ Church Cathedral & Synod House, Dublin

Architect: George Edmund Street George Edmund Street was commissioned by the distiller Henry Roe to restore Christ Church Cathedral which was in very poor shape. There are remains in the grounds of a...

26 February 2011

1872 – Design for St. Mary of the Angels, Church Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The original design for St. Mary of the Angels, Church Street as published in 1871. Construction was not completed until 1881 and to a different design. Money originally intended for...

16 April 2013

1872 – Proposing a Grand Central Station for Dublin

From The Building News, January 12 1872: “LONDON has not a central station, and what London can do without (says the Railway News) can scarcely be an absolute necessity in Dublin; nevertheless, we...