Georgian 1714 > 1830

Georgian architecture is the name given in most English-speaking countries to the set of architectural styles current between 1714 and 1830. It is eponymous for the first four British monarchs of the House of Hanover—George I, George II, George III, and George IV—who reigned continuously during this period.

Roscrea Castle, Roscrea. County Tipperary 1281

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Attacked, burnt and destroyed with everyone killed (except one!) This National Monument is Roscrea Castle. This was originally the site of a motte and bailey fortification known as King John's Castle. It was [...]

Roscrea Castle, Roscrea. County Tipperary 12812019-06-25T19:57:25+00:00

Duckett’s Grove, Rainstown. County Carlow 1850

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Carlow's richest family, The IRA & Banshees This great house was built between 1818 and 1850 and was once home to the Duckett family. The Ducketts were Carlow's largest landowners for 300 years [...]

Duckett’s Grove, Rainstown. County Carlow 18502019-06-25T20:27:04+00:00

The Port of Waterford Company Building, Waterford City 1785

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Inside it has one of Ireland's most exquisite Georgian staircases The Port of Waterford Company Building was built in 1785 for the Morris family of Rossduff to the designs of Waterford's famous Georgian [...]

The Port of Waterford Company Building, Waterford City 17852019-06-26T06:30:06+00:00

The Bishop’s Palace. Waterford City 1741

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One of the finest early Georgian houses in Ireland containing the oldest piece of Waterford Glass The Bishop’s Palace in Waterford City was built in 1741 to the designs of the famous architect [...]

The Bishop’s Palace. Waterford City 17412019-06-26T09:57:03+00:00

Buncrana Castle, Buncrana, County Donegal 1718

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The earliest and most important of the 'Big Houses' of Inishowen During the 18th century large manor houses like this one were known as 'castles'. This house was built by Colonel George Vaughan [...]

Buncrana Castle, Buncrana, County Donegal 17182019-06-26T12:22:47+00:00

Armagh Observatory, Armagh City 1789

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The oldest scientific institution in Northern Ireland & Ground breaking architecture Armagh Observatory was established by Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh, in 1789. Robinson was not only the leader of the Church of [...]

Armagh Observatory, Armagh City 17892019-06-26T15:08:28+00:00

Prehen House, Prehen, Derry City 1740

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The most historic house in Derry & Half hanged McNaughton This early Georgian manor house was built in 1740 with the finest materials for Andrew Knox, M.P for Donegal. It sits on an [...]

Prehen House, Prehen, Derry City 17402019-06-27T10:50:09+00:00

Newbridge House, Donabate. County Dublin 1736

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An authentic example of an early Georgian mansion with original interiors & a working farm Newbridge House is located in Donabate in north county Dublin. It is considered a perfect example of an [...]

Newbridge House, Donabate. County Dublin 17362019-06-27T16:04:09+00:00

Avondale House, Rathdrum. County Wicklow 1777

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The birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell Avondale House is located near the village of Rathdrum in county Wicklow. This was the birthplace and home of Charles Stewart Parnell (1846 -1891) one [...]

Avondale House, Rathdrum. County Wicklow 17772019-06-27T16:23:50+00:00

Fahan House, Fahan, County Donegal 1765

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Once the home to Agnes Jones - the great nursing pioneer Fahan House is a beautiful Georgian house built around 1765 on the shores of Lough Swilly. The most famous resident to occupy [...]

Fahan House, Fahan, County Donegal 17652019-06-28T14:29:17+00:00

Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 1757

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One of Ireland's finest 5* golf estates, Normans & A gift to a wife Mount Juliet is located near the beautiful village of Thomastown in county Kilkenny. It was built in 1757 by [...]

Mount Juliet Estate, Thomastown. County Kilkenny 17572019-06-28T14:58:34+00:00

Clifton House, Clifton Street. Belfast City 1774

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Belfast's oldest & finest Georgian building & The Poor House If you like the Georgian style of architecture this is regarded as one of Belfast's finest, It was built in 1774 by The [...]

Clifton House, Clifton Street. Belfast City 17742019-06-28T16:49:50+00:00