Saint Patrick's (RC) - Armagh Northern Ireland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windsocker
N 54° 21.092 W 006° 39.482
29U E 652205 N 6025162
Quick Description: This cathedral has a chequered history with many architects involved. The original building was commenced in 1840 by Thomas Duff of Newry in a 16th century gothic idiom.
Location: Ireland
Date Posted: 3/9/2008 7:08:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM3BH2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member hiddenrock
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Long Description:
This was stopped due to the Famine. It was started again in 1850 by J.J. McCarthy is his favoured 14th century gothic and completed around 1870.

The exterior of the cathedral has the twin spires on the main front; the exterior has no decoration associated with other cathedrals being built in Ireland at this time.
Location of the Steeple:
Cathedral Road
Armagh, Co Armagh Northern Ireland
BT61 8BE

Approximate Date of Construction: 1840 - 1870

Website: [Web Link]

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