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Co. Wicklow

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...

15 June 2010

12thc. St. Kevin’s Kitchen, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

St. Kevin’s Church better known as St. Kevin’s Kitchen is a nave-and-chancel church of the 12th century. It has a small Round Tower above the west doorway. The roof is entirely of stone,...

15 June 2010

1860 – Kelly’s Bath House, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Detached two-bay two-storey former bath house, constructed by John Kelly and provided hot, cold and open sea baths. To the north side is an enclosed rear yard. The building now is boarded up...

15 June 2010

1898 – Church of the Holy Redeemer, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architects: Patrick Byrne, W.H. Byrne Originally designed by Patrick Byrne in 1852, the church was heavily remodeled in 1898 by W.H. Byrne. Since then a new fa├žade and tower have been added giving...

15 June 2010

1865 – Christ Church, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: William Slater A large and elaborate Church of Ireland, unusually so, as their churches tended to be more understated. This actually looks like a Roman Catholic church. The church is entered through...

15 June 2010

1860 – Martello Terrace, Bray, Co. Wicklow

A largely uniform terrace of eight houses built in 1860. A veranda and first floor Regency style balcony, with Chinoiserie railings. spans the front of the building, continuing across the whole grouping.

15 June 2010

1882 – Former Townhall, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: Thomas Manly Deane Now a McDonalds outlet, the former Townhall was commissioned by the 11th Earl of Meath to look down the main street of Bray. Designed by Thomas Manly Deane and...