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Tholsel

13 January 2013

1639 – Tholsel, Galway

Demolished around 1822, construction started in 1639.

09 December 2011

1682 – Tholsel, Dublin

Architect: The name “Tholsel” is derived from two old English words: “toll”, meaning tax; and “sael”, or hall, the place where tolls were paid. In the middle ages it served as court house,...

19 January 2010

1761 – Tholsel, Kilkenny, Co. Kilkenny

The name “Tholsel” is derived from two old English words: “toll”, meaning tax; and “sael”, or hall, the place where tolls were paid. In the middle ages it served as court house, custom-house,...

07 January 2010

1770 – Tholsel, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: George Darley / W.H. Byrne Used for over one hundred years as a bank branch, the Tholsel is a stern and forbidding building in appearance. It is a tall and narrow building,...

06 January 2010

1450 – The Tholsel, Carlingford, Co. Louth

The Tholsel or town-gate is the only remaining example of its nature in Carlingford and one of the few left in Ireland. Originally three stories high – the present appearance is due to...