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Co. Dublin

28 January 2010

1842 – Royal St. George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: John Skipton Mulvany / George Papworth A fine facade dominated by classical columns in a design of pedimented pavilions – designed over a period of some years and by two different architects....

27 January 2010

1861 – RNLI Boathouse, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Fine stone boathouse and slipway built for the launch of the lifeboat in times past. Due to size, the current lifeboat is now permanently moored in the harbour, so this little structure is...

27 January 2010

1904 – Methodist Church, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: George F. Beckett In a town of spires and towers, this small Methodist Church on Northumberland Avenue has neither. A simple gothic revival design with interesting massing of entrances in relation to...

27 January 2010

1820 – Harbour Commissioner’s House, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Built in the neo-classical style with Dalkey granite in 1820. Contains an unusual staircase and is surmounted by a clock tower and signalling turret. Recently restored externally as the centrepiece of a modern...

27 January 2010

1865 – Mariners Church, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Joseph Welland / Raffles Brown Originally the principal Church of Ireland in the town, the Mariners Church, now the Maritime Museum, was built in two stages – 1837 and 1865. The original...

27 January 2010

1854 – Former Railway Station, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: John Skipton Mulvany Opened in 1842 by the Dublin & Kingstown Railway Company, with further works in 1854, this is the third building along the waterfront by John Skipton Mulvany. Built over...

27 January 2010

1862 – Presbyterian Church, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Architect: Andrew Heiton The third church designed by Scottish architect Andrew Heiton in a French Gothic in Dublin. The other two are Findlater’s Church on Parnell Square, and Christ Church Presbyterian in Rathgar....

27 January 2010

1820 – Sexton’s Cottage, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin

Adjacent to the school and the local Church of Ireland, this is an attractive little house with unusual detailing above the upper windows.

27 January 2010

1890 – Bank of Ireland, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Imposing 19th century bank built in red sandstone, brick and terracotta mouldings. The ground floor with its large round-headed windows and doorways gives the impression of a recessed arcade due to the deep-set...