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Buildings

04 December 2014

1878 – National Schools, Holywood, Co. Down

Architect: William Batt Published in The Irish Builder, Jan 15 1878.

04 December 2014

1862 – Model School, Newtownards, Co. Down

Architect: Frederick Darley Designed in a Jacobean style, the Model School opened in July 1862. One of a ]number of Model Schools around the country, it was non-sectarian with the different religions of...

04 December 2014

1893 – The Manse, Kilkeel, Co. Down

Architect: Maximillian Clarke Unusual Manse with two-storey octagonal tower, possibly designed by Maximillian Clarke.

04 December 2014

1858 – Railway Station, Ballynahinch, Co. Down

Architect: Telford MacNeill Opened by the Belfast and County Down Railway on 10 September 1858, and closed to passengers 16 January 1950. The former station building and goods shed have since been converted...

03 December 2014

1850 – Craigdarragh House, Helen’s Bay, Co. Down

Architect: Charles Lanyon Constructed around 1850 for Robert Francis Gordon, to a design by Charles Lanyon, but unfortunately the client ran into financial difficulty during construction and never occupied the house. A succession...

03 December 2014

1768 – Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dublin

Architect: John Smyth The Great South Wall on which Poolbeg Lighthouse stands, extends from Ringsend over 4km out to sea. It was the world’s longest sea-wall at the time of it’s construction and...

01 December 2014

1884 – Church of St. Malachy, Castlewellan, Co. Down

Architect: Mortimer H. Thomson Constructed during 1880-1884. Although poorly modernised, the sanctuary still has its original reredos behind the altar.

25 November 2014

1897 – Bank of Liverpool, Chester

Architect: Douglas & Minshull Designed by Chester’s famous architect John Douglas, and erected in 1897 for the Bank of Liverpool Limited. Their name and logo showing the Liver Bird, is carved into the...

25 November 2014

1660 – Coleshill House, Berkshire

Architect: Sir Roger Pratt Built in the 17th century for Sir George Pratt, Coleshill was the first house to be built for a ‘minor’ gentleman in the classical manner. Designed by the gentleman...