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Talk: Researching the Buildings of South County Down.
5th November 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm£10.00 – £15.00
Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) has an unrivalled reputation for publishing beautiful, high quality illustrated books celebrating and promoting Ulster’s historic built environment, and we are delighted to our latest title: Buildings of South County Down was compiled by historian Philip Smith with photographs by Alan Turkington.
Philip Smith, author of the recent UAH publication, Buildings of South County Down, will talk about the process of researching historic buildings in the context of the Co Down book. The book covers a wide range of structures including antiquities, churches, houses – from the grand to the small- public buildings, and follies and monuments.
The book will be available for sale after the lecture. Author signing.
Philip works for the Historic Environment Division and has over 20 years’ experience as a historian in the built heritage field. He has been closely involved with the second survey of historic buildings in Northern Ireland.
Please note that the venue for this event, the Old Museum Building awaits restoration, there is not currently disabled access to entrance and upper levels of the building. Light refreshments will be served.