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Baggot Street

22 April 2013

1928 – First Church of Christ, Scientist, Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: Millar & Symes Millar & Symes were well-known for designing bank buildings, and this church, designed in 1925, resembles one. The foundation stone was laid in 1927, with the church opening in...

25 September 2012

1966 – Office Scheme for Baggot St., Dublin

Architect: Michael Scott and Partners Original speculative scheme for an office development on Lower Baggot St. in Dublin. After the site was cleared and existing residents evicted, with paltry compensation, the developers Hummingbird...

29 March 2012

1849 – Royal Triumphal Archway, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Royal triumphal archway constructed at Baggot Street bridge over the Grand Canal, for the occasion of Queen Victoria’s visit to Dublin in 1849. “The Queen, after having received a deputation of the...

16 September 2010

Bank of Ireland vacating Scott Tallon Walker classic

Moves to downsize the Bank of Ireland have meant the head office on Baggot Street designed by Scott Tallon Walker is now too spacious. Over the last couple of years it has reduced...

19 February 2010

1810 – Baggot Street, Dublin

Baggot Street is named after Robert, Lord Bagod who was given the Manor of Rath in the 13th century. Baggot Rath castle stood at what is now the junction of Waterloo Road and...

19 February 2010

1895 – Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

One side of Upper Baggot Street has been mostly rebuilt or a mixture of architectural periods. The northern side of the street is a fairly unified Victorian streetscape with some fine shopfronts and...

19 February 2010

1827 – Mercy International Centre, Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: John B. Keane In 1824, with the blessing of Dublin’s Archbishop Daniel Murray, Catherine McAuley bought land on Lower Baggot Street, and built a home for unemployed girls, homeless children and the...

19 February 2010

1919 – Permanent TSB Bank, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: Fuller & Jermyn Fine ornate bank at the start to the largely Victorian streetscape of Upper Baggot Street. Originally two different buildings, the building has good quality stone and brickwork as well...

19 February 2010

1916 – Bridge building, Upper Baggot Street, Dublin

Architect: T.F. McNamara Former bank and office building on the bank of the Grand Canal. Most noticeable for the large windows on all floors and the gable chimney which appears to be supported...

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