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07 October 2014

1893 – Rosapenna Hotel, Carrigart, Co. Donegal

An unusual looking building for Ireland, but with good reason as it was designed in Stockholm, constructed in wood, and shipped to Mulroy. It was built as a golfing destination – with a...

25 February 2014

1893 – Thistlebank House, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: Thomas Elliot Constructed as a butter and egg depot for the Scottish Co-Operative Wholesale Society – known as the Scotch Store. Fine stonework with ornate curvilinear gables. Now offices.

11 March 2013

1893 – “Woodcroft”, Leek, Staffordshire

Architect: W. Sugden & Son Designed for for H.Davenport esq., with perspective view published in The Building News, May 5th 1893. “The existing part of the house having no features of interest externally...

14 January 2013

1893 – Corrib Viaduct, Galway

In the 1890s, the Midland Great Western Railway Company was provided with a government grant of £264,000 to build a line from Galway across Connemara to Clifden. The line was opened to Clifden...

08 August 2012

1893 – Portrush Railway Station, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Constructed for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway, under the direction of its engineer and architect Berkeley Deane Wise, was completed in 1893. Three platforms were provided together with...

01 May 2012

1893 – Hotel Metropole, O’Connell St., Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell The Hotel Metropole was a landmark in Dublin, located next to the General Post Office building in O’Connell Street. Originally four georgian buildings combined together to form a hotel and...

12 April 2012

1893 – Unbuilt adaptations to Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin

Architect: John L. Robinson Incomplete scheme that added a chapel and wards to the earlier building by John Bourke of 1861. The scheme included a tower on the main block, possibly to emulate...

11 March 2012

1893 – Design for Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences, New York

Architect: McKim, Mead & White Uncompleted design for the Brooklyn Insitute of Arts and Sciences. The original design of the new museum building was meant to house educational and research activities in addition...

15 February 2012

1893 – High Peak House, Kenyon, Cheshire

Architect: Bradshaw & Gass Published in The Building News, October 20th 1893.