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Co. Dublin

28 January 2010

1910 – Carnegie Library, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Architect: Anthony Scott & William Scott A fine little library originally endowed by Andrew Carnegie, and the result of an architectural competition in 1908. Designed by the father and son firm, the main...

28 January 2010

1852 – Railway Station, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Railway stations on this line to Belfast (Dublin Connolly, Malahide, Drogheda, Dundalk) are of a high quality with good quality ironwork and brick buildings. Skerries is no different, although it has been much...

28 January 2010

1872 – Methodist Church, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Simple little church with gothic detailing. The main fa├žade has a simple arched doorway with a small rose window. The side onto the small laneway has paired single light arched windows.

28 January 2010

1870 – Hamilton Monument, Skerries, Co. Dublin

A small little obelisk commemorating a local landowner. This simple monument would benefit from some landscaping – perhaps a larger traffic island to allow people to approach it.

28 January 2010

1865 – Church of Ireland, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Architect: J.E. Rogers A gothic revival church commissioned by Lord Holmpatrick and sited close to the older and now ruined church and churchyard. The building has quite an austere exterior despite its off-centre...

28 January 2010

1840 – Skerries Mill, Co. Dublin

Water mill, from about 1840, comprising of multiple-bay two-storey roughly dressed rubble stone buildings with mill pond, mill-race, sluice gates and waterwheel.

28 January 2010

1750 – Great Windmill, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Skerries has a long tradition of harnessing wind and water power, and in the period 1821 to 1839 two working windmills are recorded. The mill with its waterwheel and two windmills have been...

28 January 2010

1525 – The Small Windmill, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Skerries has a long tradition of harnessing wind and water power, and in the period 1821 to 1839 two working windmills are recorded. The mill with its waterwheel and two windmills have been...

28 January 2010

1790 – Ruined Church of Ireland, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Remains of former Church of Ireland in old graveyard next to the current church. Similar to many churches across the country, this tower probably was part of a simple First Fruits church with...