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1855

16 October 2011

1855 – Ballyedmond Castle, Rostrevor, Co. Down

Architect: Charles Lanyon Ballyedmond Castle was a Tudor-Baronial mansion, with pointed gables, mullioned windows; a battlemented tower and conical-roofed turret. At one stage, the house was being used as a hotel. The original...

29 June 2010

1855 – Orchardleigh Park, Somerset

Architect: T.H. Wyatt Although he worked in partnership for a large part of his career, on his own Wyatt designed Orchardleigh Park, Somerset (1855-8), in a vaguely Jacobean style.

14 April 2010

1855 – Old St. James Anglican Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba

In 1850, Reverend W.H. Taylor was instructed by the Bishop of Rupert’s Land, The Right Reverend David Anderson, to establish a church for the settlement expanding westward along the banks of the Assiniboine...

28 January 2010

1855 – Railway Station, Howth, Co. Dublin

A fine little station built at the end of the branch line from Howth Junction on the main Dublin – Belfast route. The station is elevated above road level and accessed by a...

19 January 2010

1855 – Railway Station, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

A very simple little railway station in the form of a small 5 bay building, built c.1855 by the Great Southern and Western Railway Co., flanked by set back single-bay limestone structures and...

07 January 2010

1855 – Railway Viaduct, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: William Evans & James Barton Built between 1851 and 1855, the Drogheda Railway Viaduct is an impressive feat of engineering – equally impressive from a train as from down below. Until the...

31 December 2009

1855 – St. Aidan’s Cathedral, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Architect: Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin A monumental cathedral, the largest building in Ireland to designs prepared by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-52) reputedly based on Tintern Abbey in Wales. Due to fears of...

17 December 2009

1855 – St. Andrew’s Rectory, St. Andrews, Manitoba

Built as the home of Archdeacon William Cockran, who designed the adjacent church, between 1853 and 1855, St. Andrew’s Rectory is an excellent example of mid-19th century Red River architecture. It is a...

16 December 2009

1855 – Presbytery of St. Patrick’s Church, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Goodlate Richardson Browne