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Co. Offaly

19 January 2010

1760 – D.E. Williams House, Patrick Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: George Ross Built of coursed limestone and set back from the street, this house stands out from the predominantly rendered street elevations. Impressive in its distinctive mid eighteenth-century design, the house was...

19 January 2010

1730 – Round House, High Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

This street has many houses with Georgian detailing, but this house stands out with its Gibbsian doorway projecting through a curved bay on the front of the house.

19 January 2010

1800 – House, Cormac Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Two impressive houses creating an imposing corner on the outskirts of Tullamore. Both have good quality doorcases and a fine staircase can be glimpsed in one through its windows. Originally built as one,...

19 January 2010

1789 – House, High Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Large high quality and high status house in rubble stone with cut stone dressings set back from streetline.

19 January 2010

1789 – Market House, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: John Pentland A fine stone building with a ground floor that was originally arcaded with a meeting room above. Unfortunately as in so many cases around the country, the ground level has...

19 January 2010

1786 – Tullamore Town Hall, Co. Offaly

Originally known as Acres Hall after the developer or building speculator Thomas Acres, this fine house is now home to Tullamore Urban Council. This is a beautifully proportioned house, well maintained.

19 January 2010

1835 – Courthouse, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: John B. Keane Burnt out in 1922, the Courthouse was rebuilt and also re-modelled in 1925 with the addition of external windows, and the removal of the statue of Justice over the...

19 January 2010

1830 – Former Gaol, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: John Killay Now the entrance to a factory, only this massive machiolated gatehouse remains of the old Gaol. Completed in 1830 the gaol received prisoners for over a hundred years until the...

19 January 2010

1876 – Former Bank, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: Sandham Symes A fine cut stone bank branch with associated living accommodation above. Now used as offices. Designed by Sandham Symes in 1870 but not built for almost a decade, this former...