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04 May 2014

15th C. – Castle Matrix, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick

The castle was built as a fortress during the early 1400s by the 7th Earl of Desmond. In the early 1600′s the castle was granted to the Southwell family who converted it to...

04 May 2014

1290s – Thomondgate Bridge, Limerick, Co. Limerick

Thomondgate was part of the “Northern” Liberties granted to Limerick in 1216. This area was the border between Munster and Connacht until County Clare, which was created in 1565, was annexed by Munster...

03 May 2014

1849 – St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny

Architect: William Deane Butler Saint Kieran’s College was founded as the diocesan school in 1782 and was one of the first of its kind in the country. Between 1836 and 1845 a new...

02 May 2014

1862 – Seskinore House, Fintona, Co. Tyrone

Architect: Boyd & Batt The house was heavily remodelled and extended for George Perry McClintock. in 1862 to a design by Derry and Belfast-based architects Boyd & Batt. Demolished in the early 1950s.

02 May 2014

1981 – Dublin Port & Docks Building, East Wall, Dublin

Architect: Scott Tallon Walker Intended to be a building with a strong visual presence in the port and succeeds as such. The six-storey building sits on a raised podium with the top floor...

01 May 2014

1898 – School & Swimming Baths, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Architect: A. Hessell Tiltman & Cecil Jackson “The building shown by the view and groundplan illustrated in this issue is now in course of erection for the Chesterfield School Board, from the designs...

01 May 2014

1918 – Design for Village Centre, Enham Alamein, Hampshire

Architect: Fred Rowntree & Ralph W. Thorp Design for a medical block for a village centre for the Villages Centres Council. Published in The Building News, January 22 1919.

01 May 2014

1898 – Shop, Tunstall, Staffordshire

Architect: Wood & Hutchings “These shops have recently been erected in the High-street, Tunstall, for Sir. James Lindop. They are faced with red pressed bricks, with tile hanging and rough castwork in the...

01 May 2014

1898 – Houghton Grange, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Architect: James Ransome Houghton Grange has lain empty for over 25 years since the poultry research business who used it for decades along with rest of the estate closed. It is now in...