Civil War in our Area
Mayfield Library, Co. Cork County
Stillorgan Obelisk was designed by eminent architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearce. Explore Stillorgan Obelisk on this Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Summer of Heritage guided tour.
The Stillorgan Obelisk is believed to have been built in 1727 by Lord Allen as a monument to his wife, Lady Allen. Standing over 100 feet high, it was designed by the eminent architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearce who also designed the Bank of Ireland on College Green. It was probably the first obelisk to have been built in Ireland.