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Co. Down

04 March 2015

1906 – Orange Hall, Scarva, Co. Down

Architect: Hobart & Heron Large Orange Hall designed by Henry Hobart of Hobart & Heron, and constructed in 1906.

03 March 2015

1790 – Market House, Hillsborough, Co. Down

Architect: James McBlain The former Market house is a charming building of three blocks pyramidally arranged. The lower building houses two rectangular sections at each end, each three bays long. One of these...

03 March 2015

1795 – Market House, Ballynahinch, Co. Down

Described in Lewis, Topographical Dictionary of Ireland as ” There is a large court-house in the square, built by Lord Moira in 1795, but now in a dilapidated state.” After lying derelict for...

19 January 2015

1865 – Railway Station, Helen’s Bay, Co. Down

Architect: Benjamin Ferrey Opened in 1865 and built at the expense of the Marquis of Dufferin and Ave, whose estate it was situated in. Constructed for the Belfast & Co. Down Railway Company,...

19 January 2015

1891 – Railway Station, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: William H. Mills Warrenpoint was heavily promoted by the Great Northern Railway as an excursion destination. They were quite successful in doing this and the town benefited from daytrippers and holidaymakers. The...

14 January 2015

1740 – Mount Panther, Clough, Co. Down

Originally built about 1740, the central block has a Diocletian window in the top floor, a Palladian window on the first floor, and a tripartite doorcase below. In 1770 it was described in...

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...

06 January 2015

1865 – Dufferin Drive, Clandeboye, Co. Down

Architect: Benjamin Ferrey Clandeboye Avenue was a private lane leading from the Clandeboye Estate to near the shore at Helen’s Bay. This section, close to the station at Helen’s Bay, is now a...

06 January 2015

1897 – Railway Station, Cultra, Co. Down

Cultra is part of the greater Belfast area and originally a stop on the Belfast, Hollywood and Bangor Railway. The BH&BR crossed the land of some wealthy landowners, whose terms included that Cultra...