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21 March 2013

1831 – Gloucester Terrace, Sean McDermott St., Dublin

Architect: John T. Papworth Originally Gloucester Terrace, Gloucester Street, which was a little confusing, Gloucester Street is now Sean McDermott St. Fine terrace of houses designed as an architectural whole, that eventually became...

11 March 2013

1868 – North British & Mercantile Insurance Co, College Green, Dublin

Architect: David Bryce The last of three buildings by Scottish architect David Bryce in Dublin, and the only one lost to the city – pictured behind left of the Statue of William of...

11 March 2013

1867 – Liverpool, London & Globe Insurance Co., College Green, Dublin

Architect: Thomas Newenham Deane Demolished in the 1960s to make way for a new office block. Originally constructed on the site of a wing of Daly’s Club – a suitably deferential building facing...

11 March 2013

1870 – The Irish House, Nos.1-2 Wood Quay, Dublin

The Irish House was built in 1870 at the corner of Winetavern Street and Wood Quay in Dublin, and became a popular public house and well-known piece of Celtic Revival architecture. The Irish...

09 March 2013

1867 – St. Peter’s Church of Ireland, Aungier Street, Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson A rebuilding of an earlier church from 1752. Described as a restoration at a cost of nearly £7,000, retaining only the nave walls of the original church. At the time...

07 March 2013

1818 – Former Griffith Barracks, South Circular Road, Dublin

Originally known as the Richmond House of Correction and later the Richmond Bridewell. Opened in 1818 to designs by Francis Johnston, with later work in the 1850 by John Skipton Mulvany. In 1887...

03 March 2013

1869 – Hammam Family Hotel and Turkish Baths, O’Connell St., Dublin

Architect: Richard Barter Dr Richard Barter’s second Turkish bath in Dublin was built as an extension at the rear of Reynold’s Hotel at 11 and 12 Upper Sackville Street. The baths were built...

01 March 2013

1786 – Simpson’s Hospital, Parnell St., Dublin

Architect: Simon Vierpyl Simpson’s Hospital was founded in 1779 under the terms of a Mr George Simpson’s will, a Dublin merchant who left bequests to many charities including funds to establish Simpson’s Hospital....

01 March 2013

1860 – Turkish Baths, Lincoln Place, Dublin

Architect: Richard Barter Definitely one of the more bizarre buildings to have graced Dublin. The main frontage of the Lincoln Place Baths was about 186 feet in length. Separate facilities were provided for...