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Co. Wicklow

09 March 2013

1790 – Poulaphouca Bridge, Co. Wicklow

Once this waterfall on the Liffey was once one of the best known in the country, but was reduced to a trickle when the hydroelectric scheme was built in the 1940′s. The bridge...

04 March 2013

1903 – St. Paul’s School, Herbert Rd., Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: J.F. Fuller School for the Church of Ireland, now demolished and a surface carpark.

04 March 2013

1862 – International Hotel, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: E.W. O’Kelly Constructed for the seaside resort of Bray with 130 bedrooms, making it a large hotel for its time. Destroyed by a fire in 1974 and subsequently demolished.

01 March 2013

1859 – Turkish Baths, Quinsborough Rd., Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Sir John Benson & Richard Barter Based on the principals of Dr. Richard Barter who was reponsible for a number of similar establishments in Ireland, and owned by William Dargan. Built in...

19 February 2012

2006 – Greystones New Quarter, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Foster + Partners The concept masterplan for a mixed-use development at Greystones New Quarter, Co Wicklow, will incorporate strong sustainability and environmental aims. The project comprises a variety of uses integrating residential,...

18 June 2010

1870 – Humewood, Kiltegan, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William White Humewood Castle was built between 1867 and 1870 to the design of an extraordinary architect, William White. The original concept was for “an occasional resort in the summer or the...

15 June 2010

11th C. – Cathedral, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

The largest church in Glendalough, it has a nave and chancel as well as a sacristy. The lower portion of the nave wall, with large square blocks, is the oldest, dating from the...

15 June 2010

11th C. – Gateway, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

The Gateway, the only surviving example in Ireland, was the main entrance to the monastic enclosure. The steps up to it are modern for access. It consists of a square building with round...

15 June 2010

10th C. – Round Tower, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

A very good example of a Round Tower with a height of 110 feet in height and with the door about 10 feet above the ground. The conical roof was rebuilt in the...