Isle of Man Architecture

by 19th September 2022

isle of man - Architecture


From beautiful churches and houses to feats of architectural wonder the Island has structures to wow all tastes.



  Discover Some of Our Architectural Sites


One of the most well known houses on the Island is Bishopscourt. Possibly founded by Bishop Simon (d. 1247) though the earliest surviving portion is the tower dating from end of 14th Century. View

Each Parish on the Isle of Man, of which there are many, has traditionally had its own Church and often the Parish is named after the church; for example Kirk Braddan. Read

Probably the finest example of the work of Frank Matcham, the celebrated Victorian theatre architect, sumptuously and authentically restored to its former glory. It is well worth taking in a show if only to wonder at the ornate, gilded splendour of its interior. View

Set high on the hillside towards the hamlet of Agneash and overlooking Laxey Village is the Great Laxey Wheel. View

The first local lighthouse constructed was on the Calf of Man, all lights on the Island are now automatic and unwatched. Read

The Queen's Pier is 2241 foot long and was built, in Ramsey for, the Isle of Man Harbour Board, now sadly closed to the public. View

The Isle of Man's coast is dotted with historical towers, erected for a wide range of reasons. View

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