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Architecture of Monaghan

17 September 2009

1876 – Rossmore Mausoleum, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.J. Tarver The Rossmore Mausoleum was designed by E.J. Tarver for the 4th Baron Rossmore who died after a hunting accident at Windsor Castle in 1874 aged 23. Built on a rocky...

30 September 2009

1876 – Rossmore Memorial, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.J. Tarver The Rossmore Memorial in the Diamond was possibly designed by E.J. Tarver as a memorial to the 4th Baron Rossmore who died after a hunting accident at Windsor Castle in...

29 September 2009

1878 – Leslie Memorial, Glaslough, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Sir John Leslie Designed by Sir John Leslie in memory of his brother Charles from whom he inherited the estate.

29 September 2009

1881 – Christ Church of Ireland, Ballybay, Co. Monaghan

Architect: J.H. Fullerton A simple Church of Ireland sited on one of the two highest points in Ballybay, the other now home to the later Catholic Church. Unusually for such a small church,...

30 September 2009

1882 – Orange Hall, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Batt Interesting and picturesque little brick building with octagonal corner turret and wooden porch. It was built in memory of Mr. Henry George Johnston of Fort Johnston, Glaslough, Monaghan and Captain...

30 September 2009

1885 – St Louis Convent, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Large complex of building facing a small lake, started in 1859 although a convent had been in operation on this site for some years before. This complex was finally completed in 1959 when...

29 September 2009

1891 – Church of St. Peter, Laragh, Co. Monaghan

Laragh near Broomfield, in County Monaghan is a former mill village of which little remains. In the 19th century there was a lot of activity in the flax industry in the area. Sited...

30 September 2009

1891- St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: J.J. McCarthy / William Hague St Macartan’s Cathedral was constructed between 1861 and 1891 and is the most impressive of J.J McCarthy’s cathedrals – McCarthy was known as the Irish pugin due...

30 September 2009

1900 – Churches, St. Davnet’s Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Hague & McNamara In the grounds of St. Davnet’s Hospital are two small churches, one for the Catholic faith and the other Church of Ireland. Designed by Hague & McNamara, the practice...