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Architecture of Monaghan

27 February 2012

1859 – Cornagilta School, Tydavnet, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Francis Turner Palgrave Neo-Gothic schoolhouse, built along with a teacher’s house for Miss Gertrude Rose of Mullaghmore House. A perspective view of the school, drawn and engraved by Palgrave in 1860 and...

29 September 2009

1859 – Former Great Northern Railway Station, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Now disused and boarded up, this stone Railway Station still has its platforms intact. Some railways sheds on the property have been converted to other uses. The building like many of the larger...

30 September 2009

1860 – Former Great Northern Railway Station, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Sir John MacNeill The Railway Station possibly designed by Sir John MacNeill on a more modest scale than his masterwork at Portadown with some later adaptations by William G. Murray. A long...

18 February 2012

1860 – Lisalea House, Newbliss, Co. Monaghan

A good example of a middle-sized L-plan house, with flat-roofed porch to front, and three-bay south elevation.

30 September 2009

1860 – Model School, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: James H. Owen / Board of Public Works Austere Model School built by the Board of Public Works in 1860. Still in use today, the school had two separate entrances for boys...

30 September 2009

1860s – County Museum, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Two stone faced brick houses converted into a premises for Monaghan County Museum. The building has a good stone balustrade around the roof level.

01 December 2011

1861 – Design for St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: J.J. McCarthy “According to the designs and plans which have been prepared by Mr. J.J. McCarthy, the eminent architect, and under whose superintendence they will be carried out, the new cathedral will...

27 November 2012

1861 – Methodist Church, Dawson St., Monaghan

A fine little church with a symmetrical front on a slightly elevated site – it’s constructed over a basement, which gives the church a separation from the main streetscape. Photograph courtesy, and copyright...

29 September 2009

1865 – Stableyard, Hope Castle, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan

Fine stableyard with accomodation set around three sides of a square and decoration stone archways set into the centre of the fourth. Not the most elaborate Stableyard in County Monaghan by any means,...