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11 November 2009

1769 – Hunt Museum (former Custom House), Limerick

Architect: Davis Ducart The Custom House was designed by Italian architect Daviso de Arcort better known as Davis Ducart. Davis Ducart was well known in Ireland for his work in smaller country houses....

14 October 2009

1872 – South Kensington Museum, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke The original facade of what was to become the Victoria and Albert Museum. Now part of the quadrangle behind Aston Webb’s new building completed in 1909. Fowke’s building was...

09 October 2009

1994 – Centro Cultural y Archivo Municipal San Marcos, Toledo, Spain

Architect: Mendaro Corsini

02 October 2009

1908 – Electricity Museum, Lisbon

Architect: Veillard & Touzet The Electrical Museum is housed in the head office of the “Central Tejo” power station. The polychromic brick building dates from the early 20th century and was designed by...

02 October 2009

1850 – Museu da Marinha, Lisbon

Part of the Jerónimos Monastery complex which was rebuilt and partly restored at the end of the 19th century in the Neo Manueline style

30 September 2009

1860s – County Museum, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Two stone faced brick houses converted into a premises for Monaghan County Museum. The building has a good stone balustrade around the roof level.

28 September 2009

2005 – Library & Heritage Centre, Cavan, Co. Cavan

Architect: Shaffrey Architects The overall aim of this project wass to create a Great Public Space for the people of Cavan. This building, completed in late 2005 replaced an outdated and inadequate Central...

28 September 2009

1834 – County Museum, Armagh, Co. Armagh

Architect: William Murray Now housing the County Museum, this small pedimented building with twin entrances on either side was originally built as a small meeting house. Cleanly detailed with tall thin roundheaded windows.

24 September 2009

1879 – Library & Museum, Ipswich, Suffolk

Architect: Horace Cheston A replacement building for the town museum which is built in a 17th Century style, was the result of a design competition, won by Horace Cheston. Perspective View & Elevations...