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Church Building and Restoration in Ireland 1770–1850

Nigel Yates

in The Religious Condition of Ireland 1770-1850

Published in print February 2006 | ISBN: 9780199242382
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603815 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242380.003.0006
Church Building and Restoration in Ireland 1770–1850

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This chapter examines the programmes of church building and restoration in Ireland between 1770 and 1850, including the evidence of surviving church interiors from this period. It concludes that this programme was one of the most ambitious and extensive in Europe. Particular attention is paid to the restoration of Church of Ireland and building of new Roman Catholic cathedrals.

Keywords: Board of First Fruits; church building; church restoration; church design; cathedrals; conservation

Chapter.  13973 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Christianity

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