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06 November 2009

1835 – Courthouse, Cork

Architect: George Pain / W.H. Hill Originally designed by the Pains in 1835, though built by the Deane family of architects. The interior was destroyed by a fire in 1891 and subsequently redesigned...

06 November 2009

1885 – McKenzies Building, Cork

Fine riverside Lombardo-Romanesque warehouse with a continuous glazed arcade on the upper storey over large round-headed openings. The elaborate render detail enlivens the façade of this unusual building, and enhances and articulates the...

03 November 2009

1875 – Palais de Justice, Le Havre, Haute-Normandie, France

Architect: Jules Bourdais From The Architect, January 23, 1875: Last Year year there was a competition among French architects for this building, and the prize was carried off by M. Jules Bourdais, who...

13 October 2009

1870 – New Assizes Courts, Durham

Architect: W. Crozier From The Builder, January 22, 1870: Durham Assize Courts have undergone complete revision under the direction of Mr W Crozier the county architect and may be considered new. They appear...

29 September 2009

1829 – Courthouse, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: Joseph Welland The Courthouse was probably designed by Joseph Welland and cost around £10,000. A fine building constructed from large blocks of yellowish stone and placed on a plinth of ten steps....

28 September 2009

1825 – Courthouse, Cavan, Co. Cavan

Architect: William Farrell Presumed to be the work of William Farrell as it is almost identical to a courthouse by him in Carrick-on-shannon, the courthouse cost 11,000 pounds to build. Five bays wide,...

28 September 2009

1832 – Courthouse, Cootehill, Co. Cavan

Architect: William Deane Butler Almost identical to a courthouse in Ballyconnell, also in Cavan, Cootehill courthouse now looks rather decrepit and uncared for. At some stage, the pediment has been rendered and unsuitable...

28 September 2009

1809 – Courthouse, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: Francis Johnston The courthouse by Francis Johnston is a relatively simple affair and should be compared with the larger Courthouse built in nearby Monaghan only twenty years later. Armagh Courthouse is a...

25 September 2009

1822 – Courthouse, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh

Architect: William Farrell Originally built around 1785, the courthouse was largely rebuilt in 1820-21 by William Farrell. The prominent and rather heavy Doric porch was added at this time. Unlike many other Irish...