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Highlighting the Heritage in Newry

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Join Ulster Architectural Heritage for a Newry history filled day looking at different aspects of the city’s past. This will include speakers on the famous architects of Newry, the Newry Canal and a look at some of the listed buildings in the city. A light lunch will be provided followed by a walking tour with access to some historic sites in the city. Below is a rough outline of the day

10am – Tea and Coffee

10.15 – Welcome

10.20 – Tom Gilsenan, Newry Architects – Duff and W J Barre

11:00 – Inland Waterways Newry and Portadown branch

11.30 – Historic Environment Division – Listing at 50 and local listed buildings

12.10 – Local Newry History

12.40 – Lunch

Afternoon Walking tour to include visits to:

2.00pm – Newry Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church designed by W J Barre

2.45pm – St Patricks Church, Newry

This event is in collaboration with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. This concludes a heritage project focusing on Newry where we have published an Architectural Heritage Trail of Newry focusing on the architects Duff, Barre and Watson – Linen Biennale 2023 and Newry StoryMaps – UAH (

Newry: Three Architects (





March 1
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Newry & Mourne Museum
Castle Street
Newry, BT34 2BY United Kingdom
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02890 550 213
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5 available Highlighting the Heritage, Newry Ticket for the Highlighting the Heritage in Newry event on Friday 1st March 2024 at 10am. The event is being held at Newry, Mourne and Down Museum, Bagenals Castle. There will be a range of speakers on the day with lunch and in the afternoon an opportunity to visit some historic locations in the city.
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