Some Irish Building Styles

Below can be found some examples of Irish styles of architecture. The traditional thatched cottage is a very rare bird – especially with thatch.

As towns developed in the 18th. century many examples of classical-style Georgian residences were erected, in the following century often becoming retail properties  as owners moved out to the suburbs in the 19th  century.

Likewise town-based properties of well-off Victorian owners became banks and othr  businesses in the 20th. century.  Examples shown are from “small-town” (Castlederg) and “County-town” (Omagh).


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