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gate-lodges

30 September 2014

1850s – Balloon House, Drumlargan, Co. Meath

One of a pair of similarly eccentric gate lodges built for Summerhill House. According to local legend, “An architect was asked to design two gate-lodges to be placed at the end of the...

23 April 2014

1884 – Gate Lodge, Antrim Castle, Co, Antrim

Architect: William J. Fennell Unbuilt design for a new gate-lodge for Antrim Castle. Design was exhibited at the RHA in 1884 and published in The Irish Builder, October 15 1885.

01 April 2014

1870 – Gatelodge and School, Dalkey, Co. Dublin

Architect: E.H. Carson Combined gate-house and school building for St. Patrick’s Church of Ireland in Dalkey. Still standing today although missing the top of the small tower. A parishioner Charles Leslie presented the...

18 March 2014

1881 – Gate Lodge, Dalguise, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

Architect: William Mitchell Design exhibited at the RHA Exhibition of 1881 and published in The Irish Builder, November 1 1881.

24 February 2014

1879 – Gate Lodge, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Batt Former gatelodge constructed in Venetian Gothic, a single-storey building in red brick with Staffordshire blue bands and pointed stone arches at the openings. Carving by Alexander Steven. The original design...

19 March 2013

1849 – Indian Gate, Dromana Estate, Villierstown, Co. Waterford

Architect: Martin Day The “Hindu-gothic” Indian gate designed by a local architect Martin Day. The design is a strange combination of Gothic and Oriental styles and is the only Irish example of the...

13 July 2012

1877 – Entrance Lodge, Elmhurst Hall, Staffordshire

Architect: Horton & Bridgford For George Fox esq. and published in The Building News, May 4th 1877.

27 February 2012

1830 – Gate Lodge, Camla Vale, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Former gatelodge for Camla Vale house, and not Rossmore Castle as usually assumed, due to its proximity across the road. Photograph Copyright Brian Lenehan and licensed for reuse under Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic.

05 April 2011

1887 – The Bridge Lodge, Nether Court, Hendon, London

Architect: Percy G. Stone Published in The Building News, November 11th 1887. The 15-bedroom Nether Court house of 1883, also by Stone (visible in the background of illustration), was accessed by a long...