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25 September 2009

1966 – Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Newcastle, Co. Down

Our Lady of the Assumption Church was first opened on 12th June 1966. The church is reputed to be the first circular church in Ireland and is now a listed building as ‘an...

24 September 2009

1863 – Third Presbyterian Church, Derry

Architect: Stewart Gordon / Bowd & Batt Designed by Stewart Gordon between 1835-37, the interior was remodelled in 1863 by Bowd & Batt. The church is small, the interior being only four bays...

24 September 2009

1765 – Broughshane Church of Ireland, Co. Antrim

Architect: Welland & Gillespie Pretty little Church with decorative gateway to the street. Broughshane is known as the Garden Village of Ulster. In 1994 the village was the winner of Ulster in Bloom,...

24 September 2009

1860 – Donegall Street Congregational Church, Belfast

Architect: William Raffles Brown The original church on this site was completed in 1860, with additions in 1871 on either side by Luke Macassey. There were extensive renovations in 1898 before it was...

24 September 2009

1877 – St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Belfast

Architect: Timothy Hevey Built between 1874-7 and modelled on SS. Augustine & John on Thomas Street in Dublin, St Patrick’s has a fine spire floating over a large recessed arch enclosing the portal,...

24 September 2009

1844 – Saint Malachy’s Church, Belfast

Architect: Thomas Jackson Originally Saint Malachy’s was intended to be the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Down and Connor and was to seat 7,000 worshippers but in the time when the Great...

23 September 2009

1880 – Cemetery Chapel, Tavistock, Devon

Architect: Henry Clutton The ‘New’ cemetery was given to the people of Tavistock by the 9th Duke of Bedford, and was opened in 1882. It is situated on the outskirts of this ancient...

23 September 2009

1881 – High Altar, Catholic Church, Havant, Hampshire

Architect: Herbert Gribble “This design was made some few years since for St. Joseph Catholic Church, Havant. The drawing calls for very few remarks, but the principal item in the conditions was that...

23 September 2009

1882 – Christ Church, Ballyculter, Co. Down

Architect: Sir Thomas Drew The original church was built in 1629 by Valentine Payne and there is an inscription on the bell to Elizabeth Payne, wife of Valentine. It was restored – renovated...