Church/St. Paul’s, Cahir

St. Paul’s Church is suitably located on Church Street in Cahir in County Tipperary, Ireland.  It is a John Nash design, built in 1817 and one of only two known churches that Nash designed.

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It is also the only one with most of its original interior, including the decoratively-carved pine pews, with individual doors …

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… and the plaster work ceiling. DSCN9820 St Paul's Church Cahir Tipperary sl bw 8x6

The cost of construction was 2,307 pounds, a rather large amount at the time.  Perhaps the fact that Nash was private architect to King George IV upped the fee.

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A number of details caught my eye …

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