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24 March 2015

1779 – First Presbyterian Church, Dunmurry, Co. Antrim

Architect: Roger Mulholland The Dunmurry congregation was established in 1676 and a meetinghouse was built on this site of which no traces remain. In 1714 a second church was built, part of which...

23 March 2015

1781 – Former Bishop’s Palace, Dromore, Co. Down

Described as “a fine, three-storey, late 18th century block, built in 1781 by the Rt Rev and Hon William Beresford, Lord Bishop of Dromore, afterwards Lord Bishop of Ossory; later Lord Archbishop of...

23 March 2015

1866 – Temple of Liberty, Toomebridge, Co. Antrim

Architect: John Carey Designed and constructed by local Presbyterian minister John Carey. After being accused of plotting a murder, and disappearing for seven years, only to return newly monied, he settled in Toomebridge....

19 March 2015

1870 – Bolands, 133-136 Capel Street, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan Designed as a bakery for Patrick Boland and incorporating an earlier Presbyterian church in Mary’s Abbey (a laneway to the rear). During construction, the remains of the chapter house of...

19 March 2015

1808 – Sir Patrick Dun’s Hospital, Grand Canal Street, Dublin

Architect: Sir Richard Morrison The physician Sir Patrick Dun had died in 1713, leaving lands in county Waterford in trust to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. The College was to use...

18 March 2015

1834 – Gate Lodges, Ballysaggartmore, Co. Waterford

Architect: John Smyth According to the Dublin Penny Journal, a John Smyth, described elsewhere as a gardener, was the architect of the extravagantly castellated gateway and avenue bridge at Ballysaggartmore. Built for the...

17 March 2015

1882 – Church of the Holy Trinity, Seapatrick, Banbridge, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew, Seapatrick Parish can trace its history back to the 5th century when tradition has it that St Patrick camped overnight to rest on his journey from Downpatrick to Armagh....

12 March 2015

1904 – Railway Station, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Unusual station layout with main building lower than the line and platforms. Demolished in 1979 and replaced. Photograph of station prior to demolition copyright TheTurfBurner

11 March 2015

1907 – Garden Estate Competition, Cliftonville, Belfast

Architect: William M. Ashmore William Martin Ashmore was an English architect from Derbyshire. He won the first prize in Class I, for a house costing no more than £240, of the Belfast Garden...