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William Barre

18 August 2014

1862 – Ulster Hall, Belfast, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Barre Opened in 1862, by the Ulster Hall Company, the hall’s purpose was to provide the expanding city of Belfast with a multi-purpose venue of sufficient size. On its opening night...

15 May 2014

1862 – Crozier Memorial, Banbridge, Co. Down

Architect: William J. Barre Crozier was a British naval officer who participated in six exploratory expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic. He was born at Avonmore House which stands opposite his large memorial...

16 August 2013

1858 – Presbyterian Church & School, Clones, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William J. Barre Simple Presbyterian church, probably by William Barre, with slightly later school adjacent.

09 August 2013

1859 – Adam Clarke Memorial Obelisk, Portrush, Co. Antrim

Architect: William Barre A45 foot tall obelisk to a leading member of early Methodism, Adam Clarke whio was born in County Derry. John Wesley invited him to become a pupil at a seminary...

19 July 2012

1842 – Roxborough Castle, Moy, Co. Tyrone

Architect: William Murray / William Barre Seat of the Earls of Charlemont, and originally built in the 18th Century but heavily remodeled by the second Earl in 1842, his architect being William Murray....

11 April 2011

1857 – Scrabo Tower, Newtownards, Co. Down

Architect: Charles Lanyon Erected in 1857, the Tower was built by local people as a monument to Charles William Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry. The marquis was a local landowner and nobleman with...

14 April 2010

Barre, William Joseph (1830-1867)

William Joseph Barre was a prolific Irish architect who built many well known buildings in Belfast and the northern part of Ireland in a Gothic Revival style, but was always overshadowed by his...

07 January 2010

1865 – Whitworth Hall, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: William Barre Built by Benjamin Whitworth for the benefit of the citizens of Drogheda, this vigourous composition in Lombardo-Romanesque is a good contribution to the street-scape. It cost over 4,000 pounds at...

30 September 2009

1868 – Bessmount, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan

Architect: William Barre Originally a relatively conventional Georgian residence, Bessmount was redesigned by William Barre (architect of the Dawson Monument in the centre of nearby Monaghan town) for William Henderson around 1869. The...

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