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03 January 2013

1769 – Design for Royal Exchange, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Sandby Third placed entry in competition to design a Royal Exchange for Dublin. Although some sources including Wright’s “An Historical Guide to Ancient and Modern Dublin” (1821) suggest he was placed...

15 March 2012

1769 – Exchange and Assembly Rooms, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: Sir Robert Taylor In 1769, the Earl of Donegall, celebrating the birth of his son George Augustus, paid £4,000 for the building of a single storey building called “The Exchange” By1776 a...

16 November 2011

1769 – Royal Exchange, Dublin

Architect: Francis Sandys Design for the Royal Exchange, Dublin, now City Hall, was executed by Irish Architect Francis Sandys for an architecture competition to design the building. There were approximately 61 entries from...

23 March 2011

1769 – St. John the Evangelist Church, Fishamble St., Dublin

Architect: George Ensor A church with a 12th century foundation, rebuilt several times, notably in 1681. In the mid 18th-century a committee was formed to raise funds for yet another renovation of the...

09 December 2009

1769 – Puerta de Alcala, Madrid

Architect: Francisco Sabatini The Puerta de Alcalá was originally constructed in 1599 to welcome doà±a Margarita de Austria (wife of King Felipe III) to Madrid. Unfortunately, what was good enough for doà±a Margarita...

11 November 2009

1769 – Hunt Museum (former Custom House), Limerick

Architect: Davis Ducart The Custom House was designed by Italian architect Daviso de Arcort better known as Davis Ducart. Davis Ducart was well known in Ireland for his work in smaller country houses....

27 March 2009

1769 – St. Catherine’s Church, Thomas St., Dublin

Architect: John Smyth Originally built in 1185, the church was rebuilt in its present form in the 18th century by John Smyth (or Smith). Maurice Craig maintained that St. Catherine’s has “the finest...