City of Armagh (1810)
This detailed view of Armagh from the early 1800s by James Black shows some of the landmark buildings in the City.
Although it is difficult to make out from this image, the original painting is quite large and it is possible to follow the town's street pattern.
At one end of the Mall is the courthouse and at the other, the gaol with its chimneys puffing smoke. At the extreme right are the buildings of the Royal School. Crowning the hill, St Patrick's Church of Ireland Cathedral (now without a spire) looks down towards Market Square with its 'High Cross'. A closer look reveals soldiers, horse and carriage.
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