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12 January 2015

1818 – Chapel, Female Orphanage, North Circular Road, Dublin

Architect: William Farrell Kirwan House or The Female Orphan House was a female orphanage on Dublin’s North Circular Road established in 1791. Destitute Girls, whose both parents were deceased, were placed in the...

09 January 2015

1889 – Second Presbyterian Church, Ballywalter, Co. Down

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Ballywalter is one of the oldest Presbyterian Congregations in Ireland, beginning with the Rev James Hamilton in 1626. Opened in 1889. “This church which occupies a prominent site in...

07 January 2015

1867 – United Presbyterian Church, Abbey Street, Dublin

Architect: William Fogerty Original design, the tower and spire of which was not completed, published in The Irish Builder, May 15 1868. “This church (the foundation-stone of which was laod on the 6th...

01 December 2014

1884 – Church of St. Malachy, Castlewellan, Co. Down

Architect: Mortimer H. Thomson Constructed during 1880-1884. Although poorly modernised, the sanctuary still has its original reredos behind the altar.

24 November 2014

1901 – Free Church, Slough, Berkshire

Architect: Hall, Cooper & Davis Church with adjacent dwellings designed by Hall, Cooper & Davis in 1901.

21 November 2014

1868 – St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Jordanstown, Co. Antrim

Architect: W.H. Lynn Small Church of Ireland build to accommodate 250 people. The exterior of white sandstone with red brick dressings; while the interior of red and black brick with sandstone dressings. The...

15 October 2014

1816 – St. Gobhann’s Church of Ireland, Seagoe, Co. Armagh

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew Largely constructed in 1816 near the site of former one, which had become too small. Described by Lewis as ‘a large handsome edifice in the early English style, with...

13 October 2014

1795 – 1st Bailieborough Presbyterian Church, Co. Cavan

Corglass Congregation was founded in 1714.

08 October 2014

1861 – Zion Church & School, Rathgar, Co. Dublin

Architect: Joseph Welland & Son “These buildings, recently completed, in the rising and populous district of Rathgar, from funds bequeathed by the late John Gold, is one of the best specimens of ecclesiastical...