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Co. Monaghan

29 September 2009

1850 – Former Garda Station, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: E.T. Owen / Board of Public Works Like many buildings around the country from the time of the British administration, the former Police Station in Monaghan has an urban legend connected. The...

29 September 2009

1836 – St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Farrell Next to the Courthouse is St Patrick’s Church of Ireland – a fine building with aneedle spire, tall lancet windows and pinnacles along its length. According to reports of the...

29 September 2009

1848 – St Macartan’s College, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Thomas Duff St Macartan’s College designed by Thomas Duff is a large building of 17 bays in a restrained classical style and was built as the Diocesan college for Clogher. The centre...

29 September 2009

1836 – Ulster Canal Stores, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Former stores for the now defunct Ulster Canal. Originally fronted by a small harbour and alongside a humpbacked bridge over the canal which provided access to the first floor stores, the building has...

29 September 2009

1829 – Courthouse, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Joseph Welland The Courthouse was probably designed by Joseph Welland and cost around £10,000. A fine building constructed from large blocks of yellowish stone and placed on a plinth of ten steps....

29 September 2009

1858 – Rossmore Castle, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architects: William Vitruvius Morrison / W.H. Lynn Also known as Rossmore Park, Rossmore Castle was a 19th century castle of great size and variety. Originally built in 1827 to the designs of William...

29 September 2009

1792 – Market House, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Colonel William Hayes The Market House was designed by Colonel William Hayes of Avondale, County Wicklow and stands in the middle of Market Square. The building is of five bays in length...

29 September 2009

1760 – Aviemore House, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Aviemore House is the most imposing residence in Monaghan both from its imposing facade to its positioning on Hill Street. The building is placed on the end of the climb of Mill...

29 September 2009

17th C – Old Cross, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

The origins of the Old Cross are unclear. It’s unclear if it were even a cross – sepculation suggests that it may have been a seventeenth century sundial. It has an unusual head...