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07 July 2015

1858 – Design for St. Paul’s Church, Yorkville, Toronto

Architect: G.K. & E. Radford Successful entrant in architectural competition to design a new Anglican church. Designed by brothers Edward and George Kent Radford, construction began in 1858 on what was described by...

04 July 2015

1860 – Church of St. Baithen, St. Johnstown, Co. Donegal

Architect: E.W. Godwin A small severe-looking church, the interior of which has sadly been ruined by modernisation. Exterior finished in rubble stone with sandstone trimmings. Constructed between 1857-60. In 1860 “The Dublin Builder”...

27 May 2015

1860 – Former Railway Hotel, Goold’s Cross, Co. Tipperary

Small country hotel set back from the road, close to the local railway station. Now a public house, the walls to the front yard have been removed for parking.

09 February 2015

1860 – Durrow Abbey, Durrow, Co. Offaly

The story of Durrow Abbey House is framed by two fires. One in 1843 when the house was under construction destroyed the adjacent Georgian mansion and all the furnishings stored there, the other...

09 October 2014

1860 – Fontaine Saint-Michel, Paris

Architect: Gabriel Davioud The Saint Michel Fountain is located between the boulevard Saint-Michel and the Place Saint-André-des-Arts. It depicts the archangel Michael vanquishing the Devil, evoking thoughts of the battle between Good and...

13 March 2014

1860 – Penrose Quay Railway Station, Cork

Architect: Sir John Benson The original railway terminus for the Great Southern and Western Railway. Approached from Penrose’s Quay, and superceded by a new adjacent station in 1893 approached from Glenmire Road. The...

14 August 2013

1860 – Old Connaught House, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Lanyon & Lynn A fine Tudor mansion by Charles Lanyon of Lanyon an Lynn, in the late 1850s, and completed by 1860. Published in The Builder, March 5 1859. “This mansion is...

09 July 2013

1860 – Former Ulster Bank Headquarters, Waring St., Belfast

Architect: James Hamilton Constructed as the headquarters of the Ulster Bank, and now a luxury hotel. Hamilton won the commission after an architectural competition in 1857 that attracted over 50 competitors from across...

16 April 2013

1860 – Warehouse, Bath St., Glasgow

Architect: A. & G. Thomson From The Building News, May 31 1872: “One of our illustrations this week is of a house in Bath-street, Glasgow, which was built about twelve years ago by...

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