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Co. Dublin

02 February 2010

1879 – Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum, Co. Dublin

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Described in a contemporary account as ‘built as far as practicable on the lines of the old chapel only much larger and with [a?] wider transept’. Completed and ready for...

02 February 2010

1854 – Railway Station, Dundrum, Co. Dublin

Architect: William Dargan The original Dundrum station built by William Dargan in 1854 behind the modern Luas halt. This was the station closest to Dargan’s home at Mount Annville and he was a...

02 February 2010

2002 – William Dargan Bridge, Dundrum, Co. Dublin

A landmark for the Dundrum area, this is a new bridge for the Dublin Light Rail system or Luas. It is a cable-stayed bridge with a main span of 108.5 m, and the...

28 January 2010

1820 – Former Church, Howth, Co. Dublin

Fine stone 19th century church now in alternative use, with large roundheaded window centred on symetrical main facade.

28 January 2010

1450 – St. Mary’s Community House, Howth, Co. Dublin

The nearby church of St Mary was collegiate and it was here that the community lived. In poor repair for many years, the building has some fine details including the window illustrated. Recently...

28 January 2010

1450 – Howth Castle, Co. Dublin

The current building is not the original Howth Castle, which was on the high slopes by the village and the sea. The English architect Sir Edwin Lutyens restyled a 14th century castle built...

28 January 2010

1845 – Old Courthouse, Howth, Co. Dublin

Detached four-bay single-storey former place of worship, c.1845, with projecting entrance porch to west gable. In use as courthouse to 1970, now in use as offices. Notice inside states that the building was...

28 January 2010

1814 – Bailey Lighthouse, Howth, Co. Dublin

Fine lighthouse on a rocky promontory marking the northernmost point of Dublin bay. A two-stage ashlar granite lighthouse with metal-framed glazed lantern, attached to five-bay three-storey block to north-west. Single- and two-storey coastguard...

28 January 2010

1817 – Harbour Lighthouse, Howth, Co. Dublin

Architect: George Halpin Fine lighthouse on the end of the southern arm of the harbour. The lighthouse also had a defensive purpose, a circular wall alongside defends a gun position. Two-bay two-storey ashlar...