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    Group 1 history Group 1 history Presentation Transcript

    • Group 1: Historical Development
      Leonie Fitzgerald, Denis Forrest, Andrea Doyle
    • 1660 – 1685
      Aungier Estate began
      1664
      St Stephens Green set out
      1666
      The British Monarchy was restored
      Duke of Ormond Returns
    • Gardiner Estate
      Georgian Period began
      Beginning of Gardiner Estate
      1st Luke Gardiner developed Henrietta Street
    • Development of the area up to Gardiner Street from 1728 – 1802
      1753 Rutland Square set out Cavendish Row, Gardiners Row, Palace Row
      1748 Gardiner 2nd began Sackville Mall
    • 1757 Wide Street Commissioners activated in Parliament
      1776-1783 The American Revolution
    • Catholic Relief Act introduced by Luke Gardiner 2nd
      1781 New Customs House
    • 1787 Thomas Sherrard’s drawings of Mountjoy Square
      1789 – 99 The French Revolution
    • 1791 0’Connell Bridge
      1792 Work on Mountjoy square began
    • The Royal Circus appeared on map until the end of the 18th century but was never built
      By 1798 most of the square was finished except for the eastern side
    • Death of Luke Gardiner in 1798
    • The Demise of the Gardiner Estate
      Act of Union of 1801
      1847-1848 Famine
    • 1846 Gardiner estate broken up and sold to builders
    • Griffith’s Valuation 1854
      Prunty (1998)
    • Dublin Civic Survey, 1925
      All units classed as insanitary highlighted in bold
      Population density of 117.6 persons per acre in Mountjoy ward
    • The Demise of the square
      1960’s Mountjoy Square houses condemned and demolished by corporations
    • 1970’s Irish Georgian Society efforts to preserve the square
      Purchase of No. 50 by the Guinness to prevent demolition by developers Leinster Estates