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Architecture of Monaghan

29 September 2009

1867 – St. Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan

Architect: J.J. Mc Carthy An excellent example of the Gothic revival by J.J. McCarthy, known as the “Irish Pugin”, and who designed many churches across Ireland. Of particular significance in the church are...

30 September 2009

1868 – Bessmount, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Barre Originally a relatively conventional Georgian residence, Bessmount was redesigned by William Barre (architect of the Dawson Monument in the centre of nearby Monaghan town) for William Henderson around 1869. The...

29 September 2009

1870 – Castle Leslie, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Lanyon, Lynn and Lanyon Castle Leslie stands on the site of an earlier castle and was designed by Charles Lanyon and W.H. Lynn in 1870 for John Leslie MP. Designed in the...

29 September 2009

1870 – Town Gates, Hope Castle, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan

Fine set of piers and gates flanked by matching gatehouses in an Italianate style.

30 September 2009

1871 – St. Davnet’s Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John McCurdy Large complex of buildings built between 1869-71. The main block is said to be over sixty bays long, the building is built of rubblestone and brick detailing. The complex has...

30 September 2009

1873 – Westenra Arms Hotel, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Hague Large redbrick hotel with fine detailing including windows at ground floor and cornice, and very substantial chimneys, constructed in the late 19th century. Alongwith the adjoining former Town Hall, these...

29 September 2009

1874 – Hilton Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Hague Originally known as Maddenton, Hilton Park was redesigned by William Hague (primarily a catholic church architect) in 1874. Originally it may have been rebuilt after a fire in 1804 by...

30 September 2009

1875 – Bank of Ireland, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne Formerly the Hibernian Bank – the Bank of Ireland is a good example of the bank’s campaign to attract catholic wealth in the late 19th century. This was done...

29 September 2009

1875 – Lodge, Castle Leslie, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Charles Lanyon At the entrance to the Leslie Demense from the village, this substantial stone building has been used as a hotel, and is now part of the family’s equestrian centre. Presumably...