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06 January 2016

1906 – ‘Fintragh’, Shrewsbury Road, Donnybrook, Dublin

Architect: H.J. Lundy A large detached Edwardian house, boasting eight bedrooms. It contains many late-Victorian and Edwardian decorative features including stained leaded glass on doorways, ornate plasterwork, brass fingerplates on panelled mahogany doors....

06 January 2016

1907 – Unbuilt design for Church, Timoleague, Co. Cork

Architect: William A. Scott Competition entry to design a new Roman Catholic Church for Timoleague. Exhibited at RHA.

06 January 2016

1906 – Proposal for Carnegie Library, Derry

Architect: M.A. Robinson Unbuilt proposal for a new Carnegie Library in the Diamond on the site of the former Townhall which had been destroyed in a fire.

06 January 2016

1820s – Cornacassa House, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

A dignified smaller classical house with a lower service wing. Described in Lewis as “Cornacassa, of Dacre Hamilton, Esq., pleasantly situated in a highly cultivated and well-planted demesne”. In the 1870s, the Hamiltons...

06 January 2016

1927 – War Memorial, The Diamond, Derry

Architect: Vernon March Vernon March was an English sculptor, of Farnborough, Kent, who designed and made the bronze figures of Victory, a soldier and a sailor for the war memorial. It was constructed...

06 January 2016

1824 – Derry Gaol, Co. Derry

The fourth gaol constructed in Derry, it opened in 1824, and closed in 1953, and was demolished bar one tower in the early 1970s. It had a a unique horsehoe plan and was...

05 January 2016

1859 – Former Townhall, Derry

Architect: Thomas Turner Former townhall sited in the centre of the Diamond – the site of the war memorial today. Destroyed by fire and later demolished after the opening of the Guildhall. Extended...

05 January 2016

1898 – Northern Counties Hotel, Waterloo Place, Derry

Architect: Alfred Arthur Forman A fine late Victorian hotel with opulent interiors, that was restored in 2009 as office accommodation. The building had operated as a hotel up until the early sixties and...

05 January 2016

1913 – Victoria Hall, Waterside, Derry

Architect: Robinson & Davidson Built as a Presbyterian Hall, and now home to a branch of the British Legion and an Orange Lodge.