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05 June 2014

1873 – O’Ferrall’s, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: John P. Davis Alteration and enlargements by Trim-based architect John P. Davis. A fine shopfront with private entrance to living accommodation to one side. Stylistically what is now expected as Irish country...

03 June 2014

1899 – Hotel Majestic, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Architect: G.D. Martin A Victorian landmark, the 4 star Majestic Hotel is situated at the heart of the spa town of Harrogate. With 170 rooms, it is one of the grand Victorian hotels...

03 June 2014

1843 – Queens Bridge, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: John Fraser, Charles Lanyon, & J.C. Bretland Originally designed by John Frazer with Charles Lanyon between 1841 and 1843 replacing an old 21-arch bridge. In the mid 1880s it was widended by...

03 June 2014

1782 – Kilkenny College, Kilkenny

Architect: Charles Vierpyl A long established school, opened in 1667 under the auspices of James Ormonde, first Duke of Ormonde, but possibly operated some years earlier. In the 1780s, a new school was...

02 June 2014

1710s – Knox-Hannyngton House, Dungannon, Co Tyrone

The site contained a castle from the early 15th century, which was the headquarters of the O’Neills until the Flight of the Earls in 1607. The land was seized and granted to Sit...

01 June 2014

1901 – New Brabazon House, Pimlico, London

Architect: R. Stephen Ayling The building now in course of construction at Moreton-street, Pimlico, is intended for the housing of ladies with very limited means. The lease of the existing establishment in South-...

01 June 2014

1901 – Scandanavian Sailors, West India Dock, London

Architect: Niven & Wigglesworth “This illustration is of an annexe to the Scandinavian Sailors Temperance Home, to be erected in the West India Dock -road. Messrs. Niven and Wigglesworth are the architects.”

30 May 2014

12th C. – St. Flannan’s Oratory, Killaloe, Co. Clare

Standing in the graveyard to the north of Killaloe Cathedral is St Flannan’s late 11th or early 12th century oratory. It may have been built to house the remains of the saint. The...

29 May 2014

1660s – Beaulieu, Co. Louth

The buildings at Beaulieu, evolved over time, from tower house to Jacobean building, finally being redesigned as a grand mansion, in the English style, by the Tichbourne family. As such, it is a...