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25 August 2010

1880 – ‘The Hollies’, Finchley, London

Architect: John Slater Perspective View including ground plan as published in The Building News, May 7th 1880.

30 June 2010

1880 – Soldier’s Institute, Conyngham Road, Dublin

Architect: James H. Bridgford / Sir Thomas Drew A fine Victorian building which while undergoing renovation into offices unfortunately had its chimneys removed, leaving a bland skyline. The building has some excellent decorative...

10 June 2010

1880 – Guinness Offices, St. James’s Gate, Dublin

Architect: George Wilkinson Fine Victorian office accommodation complete with elegant chimneys and good quality ironwork. Well maintained, it provides a public face for the brewery to the street.

09 June 2010

1880 – Parnell Bridge, Cork

Architect: T. Claxton Fiddler The old Anglesea Bridge, built in the 1830s, could not cope with the volume of traffic using the bridge by the 1870s. Cork Corporation decided to replace the old...

07 April 2010

1880 – O’Connell Monument, O’Connell Street, Dublin

Sculptor: John Henry Foley Built to commemorate the “Liberator” Daniel O’Connell (1775-1847) after whom the street was renamed after independence. The O’Connell monument was erected after a subscription list was opened in 1862....

05 February 2010

1880 – Glasshouse, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Substantial glasshouses in the walled garden of Farmleigh house.

05 February 2010

1880 – Water Tower, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: J.F. Fuller The water tower was constructed in 1880 to the designs of J.F. Fuller. At this time Fuller was working at Ashford for the Earl of Iveagh’s brother and this tower...

30 January 2010

1880 – Alte Oper, Frankfurt

Architect: Richard Lucae Opened by Kaiser Wilhelm I in 1880, the building was financed by wealthy Frankfurt citizens and was designed in Italian Renaissance style by Richard Lucae. Destroyed in a 1944 air...

28 January 2010

1880 – Sutton Castle Hotel, Sutton, Co. Dublin

Architect: Alfred Darbyshire Designed by Manchester based architect Alfred Darbyshire as the main home for the Jameson family of the whiskey fame. Alfred Darbyshire had worked on their distillaries previously. The house is...