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24 September 2009

1863 – Third Presbyterian Church, Derry

Architect: Stewart Gordon / Bowd & Batt Designed by Stewart Gordon between 1835-37, the interior was remodelled in 1863 by Bowd & Batt. The church is small, the interior being only four bays...

24 September 2009

1533 – St. Columbs’s Cathedral, Derry

Described in Tours in Ulster a hand-book to the antiquities and scenery of the north of Ireland., published in 1854. – “The Cathedral, which is capable of seating one thousand persons with ease,...

24 September 2009

1180 – Carrickfergus Castle, Co. Antrim

One of the finest Norman castles in Ireland, Carrickfergus Castle is sited along the harbour front, controlling the seashore. Probably constructed by John de Courcey sometime around 1180, it is sited on a...

24 September 2009

1898 – The Crown Liquor Saloon, Belfast

Architects: E. & J. Byrne The Crown Liquor Saloon in Great Victoria Street, Belfast is one of Victorian gin palaces which once flourished in the industrial cities of Britain. Today wonderfully preserved and...

24 September 2009

1765 – Broughshane Church of Ireland, Co. Antrim

Architect: Welland & Gillespie Pretty little Church with decorative gateway to the street. Broughshane is known as the Garden Village of Ulster. In 1994 the village was the winner of Ulster in Bloom,...

24 September 2009

1912 – McAuley’s Hotel, Carnlough, Co. Antrim

Small former hotel building with elaborate Art Nouveau inspired stucco work.

24 September 2009

1912 – The Square, Cushendun, Co. Antrim

Architect: Clough William-Ellis Designed by the architect Clough William-Ellis for the local landowner, this group of seven two-storey houses around three sides of a square is firmly in the arts and crafts movement....

24 September 2009

1999 – Waterfront Hall, Belfast

Architect: Robinson McIlwaine Large modern auditorium built as part of the rejuvenation of the city. The cylindrical building features a couple of levels of bars and restaurants in a glazed offshoot (to the...

24 September 2009

1860 – Donegall Street Congregational Church, Belfast

Architect: William Raffles Brown The original church on this site was completed in 1860, with additions in 1871 on either side by Luke Macassey. There were extensive renovations in 1898 before it was...