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Abbey Street Dublin

08 April 2010

1917 – The Oval, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: L.A. McDonnell A well known Dublin bar, the Oval has been refurbished inside, but the exterior remains intact. An unusual façade at street level is topped by a two storey bay window....

08 April 2010

1920 – Abbey Chambers, Abbey Street, Dublin

A fine commercial premises with good quality glazed terracotta façade (damaged at street level) which has received an Elizabethan stylistic treatment.

08 April 2010

1966 – Abbey Theatre, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott and Partners The Abbey Theatre was founded in 1904 as the Irish National Theatre Company. After purchasing the Mechanics Institute on Marlborough Street, they refitted it as the Abbey Theatre....

08 April 2010

1913 – Salvation Army, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Oswald Archer An unusual small building with elaborate gable and very small windows which are made to look smaller by the clumsy overscaled doorway.

08 April 2010

1839 – FBC, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: George Papworth A small christian church with very few architectural pretensions except for its main façade. The side elevation is plain in the extreme with round headed windows with little to relieve...

08 April 2010

1839 – Permanent TSB, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: Isaac Farrell The original interior long vanished, this fine small bank originally built for the Trustee Savings Bank is still in use today. Flanked by two cut stone archways, the main façade...

08 April 2010

1824 – The Flowing Tide, Abbey Street, Dublin

A fine pub building on an important corner site, The Flowing Tide has a great cut stone façade at street level. As can be seen in the photograph, originally like many Dublin pubs...

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