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Co. Meath

26 June 2015

1712 – Stackallan House, Co. Meath

Stackallan House is one of the very few surviving classical Irish country houses from the early eighteenth century. The principal fa├žades to the west and south have nine and seven bays, with the...

26 June 2015

1630 – Athlumney Castle. Co. Meath

Constructed over several centuries – the classic form of the fortified Irish tower house visible as part of the Jacobean mansion. The mid-fifteenth-century tower house, built by the Dowdall family, was considerably enlarged...

26 June 2015

1825 – Loughcrew House, Co. Meath

Architect: Charles Robert Cockerell Originally the seat of the Plunkett family, its most famous member being St Oliver Plunkett, whose church still remains today on the estate, the first Loughcrew House was built...

02 October 2014

1863 – St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Julianstown, Co. Meath

Architect: Welland & Gillespie / J.F. Fuller Parts of the nave of the current church was constructed in 1770 on the site of an earlier church. The church has been restored, rebuilt and...

02 October 2014

1791 – Tower of Lloyd, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: Henry Aaron Baker An 18th-century lighthouse folly in the form of a giant Doric column, surmounted by glazed lantern, erected to the memory of Thomas Taylor, 1st Earl of Bective, by his...

30 September 2014

1850s – Balloon House, Drumlargan, Co. Meath

One of a pair of similarly eccentric gate lodges built for Summerhill House. According to local legend, “An architect was asked to design two gate-lodges to be placed at the end of the...

30 September 2014

1750 – Bellinter House, Assey, Co. Meath

Architect: Richard Cassels Bellinter House was home to the Preston family for nearly two centuries and is one of the finest examples of country architecture in Co. Meath. Bellinter House was built in...

29 September 2014

1830s – Sion House, Navan, Co. Meath

Sion House was one of the residences of the Dunville family and it was used by them as a base for their pursuit of hunting. It was bought in the late 1870s by...

05 June 2014

1873 – O’Ferrall’s, Kells, Co. Meath

Architect: John P. Davis Alteration and enlargements by Trim-based architect John P. Davis. A fine shopfront with private entrance to living accommodation to one side. Stylistically what is now expected as Irish country...

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