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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...

24 November 2014

1901 – Free Church, Slough, Berkshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis Church with adjacent dwellings designed by Hall, Cooper & Davis in 1901.

21 November 2014

1878 – Olderfleet Hotel, Larne, Co. Antrim

Architect: Samuel Patrick Close Three storey hotel constructed for sea travellers next to the harbour. The interior boasted several large reception rooms. Demolished and replaced with a public house.

21 November 2014

1868 – St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim

Architect: W.H. Lynn Small Church of Ireland build to accommodate 250 people. The exterior of white sandstone with red brick dressings; while the interior of red and black brick with sandstone dressings. The...

21 November 2014

1903 – The Smiley Cottage Hospital, Larne, Co. Antrim

Architect: Nicholas Fitzsimons Constructed on a site provided by Sir Hugh .H. Smiley, who also paid for the construction of the building. He may have regretted this as the estimated cost was £5,000...