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Phoenix Park Dublin

05 February 2010

1867 – Zoological Society House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: John McCurdy Solid large house with many round headed windows on the first floor. Much overlooked by visitors to the Zoo.

05 February 2010

1874 – Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: J.F. Fuller & William Young Originally a Georgian two-storey house, belonging first to the Coote family, and then to the Trenches, Farmleigh was bought by the 1st Earl of Iveagh (Guinness family)...

05 February 2010

1880 – Glasshouse, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Substantial glasshouses in the walled garden of Farmleigh house.

05 February 2010

1880 – Water Tower, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: J.F. Fuller The water tower was constructed in 1880 to the designs of J.F. Fuller. At this time Fuller was working at Ashford for the Earl of Iveagh’s brother and this tower...

05 February 2010

1992 – Ashtown Visitor Centre & Castle, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Office of Public Works The oldest building in the park is Ashtown Castle, a restored medieval tower house dating from the 15th century. Restoration began in 1989 and it is located beside...

05 February 2010

1850 – Chapel, St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Jacob Owen / E.T. Owen A small church in a Gothic Revival style originally by Jacob Owen. Later extended by E.T. Owen who added an extra bay and a bellcote to the...

05 February 2010

1872 – Constable’s Lodge, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: E.T. Owen

05 February 2010

1863 – Garda Officers’ Club, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Benjamin Woodward This distinguished building in the Phoenix Park Headquarters of the Garda Siochana formerly the Officers’ Mess and now the Garda Officers’ Club, dates from 1863. The plans were drawn by...

05 February 2010

1861 – Wellington Monument, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Sir Robert Smirke Built to commemorate the victories of the ‘Iron Duke’ Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, who was born in Dublin, the memorial in the Phoenix park is the tallest obelisk...