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Architecture of Kildare

29 April 2014

1882 – Glebe House, Harristown, Co. Kildare

Architect: William M. Mitchell Constructed along with a small Baptist Church by John La Touch. “The glebe-house is built of grey stock brock with Corsehill stone dressings.” The Irish Builder, September 1 1881.

11 March 2014

1882 – Glebe House, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: W.I. Chambers Design by William Isaac Chambers selected in limited competition. Published in The Irish Builder, March 1 1882. “Our illustration represents the new Glebe House now in course of erection at...

13 June 2014

1882 – Grooms Cottage, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Architect: W.I. Chambers “Our illustration in this number represents a new cottage in course of erection at Monasterevan, County Kildare, intended as a residence for the head groom on the stud farm of...

16 April 2012

1884 – Church of St. Patrick and St. Brigid, Clane, Co. Kildare

Architect: William Hague In 1839 the Presentation Convent was established in Clane. Forty years later the nuns offered their garden as a site for the new Church. The building was dedicated in 1884,...

17 September 2009

1888 – Maynooth College Chapel, Co. Kildare

Architect: J.J McCarthy / William Hague Started by 1875 by J.J. McCarthy, often called the Irish Pugin, and finished after his death and the death of his successor William Hague in 1905. Hague,...

01 April 2014

1900 – Post Office, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Architect: Robert Cochrane Post office in the centre of the Curragh military camp. The building has a series of large round-headed windows on the main level, the larger windows being in the public...

16 October 2014

1900 – Water Tower, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare

Architect: Richard Randall Large brick water tower, eighty-five feet high and 35 feet square. Randall was a Surveyor in the War Department, and stationed at the Curragh Camp from around 1885 until his...

08 January 2010

1927 – Garda Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Board of Works Combined Garda Station and house for the local Sargent. Probably built by the Board of Public Works between the 1930-50s, when this was a standard arrangement in small towns...

08 January 2010

2000 – Railway Station, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Architect: Iarnr√≥d √Čireann Architects Modern railway station built to serve the increased commuter traffic from Maynooth to Dublin Connolly. The proportions of the building are slightly ungainly, turning what could have been quite...