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15 December 2010

1857 – Molesworth Hall, Molesworth St., Dublin

Architect: Deane & Woodward Designed by architects Deane and Woodward, Molesworth Hall was a freestanding building built of Portland, Calp, and Caen stone, with red brick. The building had horizontal bands of contrasting...

16 February 2010

1859 – Natural History Museum, Merrion Square, Dublin

Architect: Frederick Clarendon Although externally well designed in an austere granite classicism between 1856-57 – it is the interior of the Natural History Museum which deserves the most attention. Known as the ‘Dead...

05 February 2010

1857 – Trinity College Museum, Dublin

Architect: Deane & Woodward The winning design of a competition to design a museum and lecture hall complex for Trinity in 1852, this is one of the first statements in architecture of pre-Raphaelite...

08 January 2010

1857 – St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

Architect: William Deane Butler Kilkenny has two cathedrals, the older St Canice’s belonging to the Church of Ireland and St Mary’s for the catholic faith. Both are fairly similar in size, although the...

17 December 2009

1857 – St. Clement’s Anglican Church, Manitoba

The official church for employees of the Hudson’s Bay Company who were stationed at the nearby Lower Fort Garry, St Clements was started in 1857 but the short bell tower was not completed...

29 September 2009

1857 – Dawson Monument, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Barre The Dawson Monument was built to commemorate Colonel Dawson – a local landowner who died at the battle of Inkerman in 1854. A tall obelisk designed by W.J. Barre of...

01 May 2009

1857 – Thomas Moore Statue, College St., Dublin

Sculptor: Christopher Moore At the junction of College Street and Westmoreland Street, stranded on a traffic island with a disused public toilet is this statue to the Irish bard Thomas Moore. The sculptor...

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