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Co. Monaghan

30 September 2009

1936 – Water Tower, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Engineer: Patrick McCarthy The town Water Tower is sited on a prominant hill overlooking the town and is built of reinforced concrete. Unlike many of these towers, the Monaghan tower has one wide...

30 September 2009

1917 – Former Bone Hospital, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John Harrison Wilson Tucked away in a corner of the St Davnet’s Hospital grounds is the former Bone Hospital. Built overlooking the town, the building features large canopied terraces for the patients...

30 September 2009

1900 – First Presbyterian Church, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Roome & Boag Incomplete, this church in Old Cross Square was intended to have a tall slender spire. It is a pity that this never occurred as it would have improved the...

30 September 2009

1900 – Former Provincial Bank, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: John Clarke Fine stone and brick Georgian house of around 1830 with later banking hall adjoining added around 1900. Now unused as a bank, the banking hall has a toplit central space...

30 September 2009

1860s – County Museum, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Two stone faced brick houses converted into a premises for Monaghan County Museum. The building has a good stone balustrade around the roof level.

30 September 2009

1882 – Orange Hall, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Batt Interesting and picturesque little brick building with octagonal corner turret and wooden porch. It was built in memory of Mr. Henry George Johnston of Fort Johnston, Glaslough, Monaghan and Captain...

30 September 2009

1873 – Westenra Arms Hotel, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Hague Large redbrick hotel with fine detailing including windows at ground floor and cornice, and very substantial chimneys, constructed in the late 19th century. Alongwith the adjoining former Town Hall, these...

30 September 2009

1876 – Rossmore Memorial, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.J. Tarver The Rossmore Memorial in the Diamond was possibly designed by E.J. Tarver as a memorial to the 4th Baron Rossmore who died after a hunting accident at Windsor Castle in...

30 September 2009

1875 – Bank of Ireland, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: O’Neill & Byrne Formerly the Hibernian Bank – the Bank of Ireland is a good example of the bank’s campaign to attract catholic wealth in the late 19th century. This was done...