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12 January 2016

1906 – Mayfair Building, Nos. 5-11 Arthur Square, Belfast

Architect: Blackwood & Jury A fine four storey red brick building with sandstone detailing including banded quoins and an interesting corner treatment. Constructed as a commercial building, with office accommodation on the upper...

12 January 2016

1840 – Gywn’s Institution, Brooke Park, Derry

Architect: Samuel Jackman John Gwyn was a local businessman, who was born near Muff in County Donegal in 1754. He later moved to Derry with his mother and began a grocery business in...

12 January 2016

1966 – Rossville Flats, Derry

Architect: Northern Ireland Housing Trust / Northern Ireland Housing Executive Designed by the Londonderry Development Commission and later refurbished by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive in the early 1980s. Constructed as part of...

06 January 2016

1899 – Ormond Hall, Ormond Quay Upper, Dublin

Architect: William M. Mitchell Constructed as a hall for Ormond Quay Presbyterian church for meetings and Sunday School. “It stands on the site of some very old houses, and considerable difficulty was experienced...

06 January 2016

1906 – ‘Fintragh’, Shrewsbury Road, Donnybrook, Dublin

Architect: H.J. Lundy A large detached Edwardian house, boasting eight bedrooms. It contains many late-Victorian and Edwardian decorative features including stained leaded glass on doorways, ornate plasterwork, brass fingerplates on panelled mahogany doors....

06 January 2016

1907 – Unbuilt design for Church, Timoleague, Co. Cork

Architect: William A. Scott Competition entry to design a new Roman Catholic Church for Timoleague. Exhibited at RHA.

06 January 2016

1906 – Proposal for Carnegie Library, Derry

Architect: M.A. Robinson Unbuilt proposal for a new Carnegie Library in the Diamond on the site of the former Townhall which had been destroyed in a fire.

06 January 2016

1820s – Cornacassa House, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

A dignified smaller classical house with a lower service wing. Described in Lewis as “Cornacassa, of Dacre Hamilton, Esq., pleasantly situated in a highly cultivated and well-planted demesne”. In the 1870s, the Hamiltons...

06 January 2016

1927 – War Memorial, The Diamond, Derry

Architect: Vernon March Vernon March was an English sculptor, of Farnborough, Kent, who designed and made the bronze figures of Victory, a soldier and a sailor for the war memorial. It was constructed...