Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership, of Dublin, formed between JAMES RAWSON CARROLL  JAMES RAWSON CARROLL and FREDERICK BATCHELOR  FREDERICK BATCHELOR in or by March 1892.(1) The partnership lasted until Carroll retired from practice in 1905. Pupils and assistants in the office included ALBERT WALTER MOORE. JOHN KNOX VINYCOMB  ALBERT WALTER MOORE. JOHN KNOX VINYCOMB and WILLIAM HENRY WARD WILLIAM HENRY WARD . Batchelor subsequently formed a partnership with FREDERICK HICKS. FREDERICK HICKS.



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(1) IAA, PKS A07 (Mar 1892, p.433) refers to 'Mssrs Carroll & Batchelor, Architects & Engineers'.


41 work entries listed in chronological order for CARROLL & BATCHELOR


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, DONNYBROOK ROAD, WATERLOO TERRACE
Date: 1845
Nature: EHC exhibits at RHA design of terrace being erected
Refs: RHA 1845, no. 470

Building: CO. WICKLOW, GREYSTONES, BURNABY ESTATE
Date: 1892-3
Nature: Drains (at Killincarrig?). Cost £1,745.
Refs: IAA, PKS B15/80 (p.888)(missing), A07 (Mar 1892, p.433)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ?, ST KEVIN'S NATIONAL SCHOOL (CI)
Date: 1892-97
Nature: Proposed assembly hall and ?tower.
Refs: 3 ground plans of proposed new assembly hall and sketch of transverse section of tower in RCB Library.

Building: CO. LOUTH, COLLON, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1893
Nature: New organ (installed 1894), new porch at W. end, moving of pulpit from back to front of church. Cost: £120. Builder: John Abraham, Collon.
Refs: Larry Conlon, The Heritage of Collon, 1764-1984 (1984), 11(ilus.),21

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRUNSWICK STREET NORTH, HARDWICKE FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1893
Nature: Isolation hospital in grounds
Refs: IB 35, 1 Aug 1893, 173

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 041 (RICHMOND INSTITUTION FOR THE BLIND)
Date: 1893;1904
Nature: Extension of workshops, 1893. New staircase and alts, 1904.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0728, 0867, B15/73, B20/14, A07 (Jan 1893, p.436); B 86, 30 Jan 1904, 123 (advt. for tenders)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COWPER ROAD (RATHMINES), MAGEOUGH HOMES
Date: 1894
Nature: Church reopened after complete renovation, Dec 1894.
Refs: Irish Times, 14,27 Dec 1894.

Building: CO. MEATH, NAVAN, HOUSE (MOATLANDS?)
Date: 1895
Nature: New house with stable offices for Dr Laurence P.Finnegan. Cost: £2,380.  See also CO. MEATH, NAVAN, MOATLANDS.
Refs: IAA, PKS B17/05, A07, p.133 (Jul 1895)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, PORTRANE, LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1895
Nature: One of three joint premiated designs ('Luna'). Design estimated at £229,910.
Refs: Irish Times, 24 Jan 1895; IB 37, 1 Apr 1895, 84; Building News 68, 5 Apr 1895, 498; Mrs D. Millar press cuttings.

Building: CO. WEXFORD, ENNISCORTHY, SLANEY PLACE, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1897-98
Nature: New. £4,150.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0776, B18/11; RHA 1899, no. 308

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH PAROCHIAL HALL (LITTON HALL)
Date: 1897-98
Nature: Alterations. Cost: £2,148.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0803, B18/15 (p.463), A08 (Mar 1898)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ABBEY STREET LOWER, NO. 012 (METROPOLITAN HALL)
Date: 1898
Nature: Extensive alts. and repairs
Refs: IB 40, 15 Oct 1898, 153

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ABBEY STREET MIDDLE, NO. 060-61 (C OF I PRINTING CO)
Date: 1898
Nature: Alterations, for Ecclesiastical Commissioners of Ireland..
Refs: IAA, PKS 0787, B18/20 (p.533)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK STREET, FEVER HOSPITAL & HOUSE OF RECOVERY
Date: 1898
Nature: New? (Mistake for Brunswick St N.?)
Refs: E. MacDowell Cosgrave & Leonard R. Strangways, Visitors’ Guide to Dublin and Neighbourhoods (Dublin & London, [1907]), 120

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HAROLD'S CROSS, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1898-99
Nature: Repainting and alterations under superintendence of Frederick Batchelor, including removal of pulpit and reading desk which stood in front of chancel, removal of chancel steps and setting back of transept galleries. New oak pulpit and reading desk, both executed by Dovey, Mullally & Co., Dublin, erected on either side of chancel. New brass lectern by Brown & Co., Birmingham. New tile mosaic chancel floor, marble chancel steps and brass railing. Alterations carried out by Sibhorpe & Co., Molesworth St. Painting by J.F. Keating & Son, Grafton St. Church closed end Jul 1899 and reopened 17 Sep 1899.
Refs: Drawings and list of estimates in RCB Library;  Irish Times, 15 Sep 1899.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, SANTRY, CHURCH OF ST PAPPAN (CI)
Date: 1899
Nature: Extensive repairs including new open pitch-pine roof, re-pewing, redecoration, installation of 'handsome corona light' presented by Miss Lefroy, daughter of former rector, Rev. Henry Lefroy.  Reopened 17 Sep 1899.   Contractor: Robert Farquharson, Jones's Rd.
Refs: Irish Times, 14 Sep 1899;  IB 41, 1 Oct 1899, 142.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BLOOMFIELD AVENUE (CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH), ST KEVIN'S PAROCHIAL HALL (CI)
Date: 1899-1900
Nature: New hall. Contractor: Farquharson
Refs: RHA 1899, no. 298; IB 42, 1 Apr 1900, 323 (illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRUNSWICK STREET NORTH, RICHMOND SURGICAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1899-1901
Nature: New red brick and terracotta hospital. English Renaissance style.
Refs: RHA 1899, no. 305; IB 41, 1 Oct 1899, 144; 43, 24 Apr 1901, 706; B 80, ll May 1901, 470;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 260-261.

Building: CO. KERRY, KILLARNEY, RAILWAY ROAD, GREAT SOUTHERN HOTEL
Date: 1900
Nature: Large scale extension, new lounge, renovation, heating & plumbing
Refs: IAA, PKS B19/37 (pp.491,496), A08 (Jul 1900); IB 42, 1 Apr 1900, 324; B 79, 21 Jul 1900, 54

Building: CO. DUBLIN, STILLORGAN, STILLORGAN ROAD, ST JOHN OF GOD CONVALESCENT HOME
Date: 1900
Nature: Additions and alterations, 1900. Estimated cost: £2,900.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0823, A08 (Jul 1900)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHURCH AVENUE (DRUMCONDRA), CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (CI, DRUMCONDRA PARISH)
Date: 1900
Nature: Gallery re-opened, 24 Jun (or 1 Jul?) 1900 after enlargement.  New gallery floor laid, and 'a beautiful and substantial staircase of pitch pine...erected'. Contractor: Farquharson, Jones's Rd.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Jun 1900

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BLOOMFIELD AVENUE (DONNYBROOK), ROYAL HOSPITAL FOR INCURABLES
Date: 1900ca
Nature: Nurses' home. Contractor: H. & J. Martin. Cost: £3,937.
Refs: Drawings, s. & d. 1900, in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 87/127, Folder 2;  IAA, PKS B19/35, A08 (Jul 1900)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRUNSWICK STREET NORTH, WHITWORTH HOSPITAL
Date: 1900ca
Nature: Addition of outermost blocks.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 260.

Building: HAWAII, HONOLULU, HOUSE (PROPOSED)
Date: 1901
Nature: -
Refs: RHA 1901, 285

Building: CO. WICKLOW, GREYSTONES, MOORLANDS
Date: 1901
Nature: New house for George N. Jacob. £2,300.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0839, B19/53 (p.678), A08 (Oct 1901); IB 43, 27 Mar 1902, 1086,1094 (illus.); 53, 4 Feb 1911, 80(illus. in supplement)

Building: CO. CLARE, KILLALOE, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1901
Nature: New branch bank. £3,690
Refs: IAA, PKS 0833 and B19/46

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN, HOUSES
Date: 1901
Nature: 'A number of suburban houses for Mr W. Wallis'
Refs: IB 43, 30 Jan 1901, 607

Building: CO. KERRY, LISTOWEL, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1901-02
Nature: New branch bank. Estimated cost: £3,888. Contractor for cash office fittings: Arthur Jones & Son.
Refs: Contract drawing for cash office fittings, s & d.6 Jun 1902, and unsigned undated reprographic of entrance front details in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17.25/1-2; IAA, PKS 0834, B19/44, A08 (May 1901)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ADELAIDE ROAD, ROYAL VICTORIA EYE & EAR HOSPITAL
Date: 1901-1906
Nature: New hospital (Carroll & Batchelor appointed architects, Sep 1899). Contractor: J. & P. Good. Cost: £41,862.
Refs: 7 contract drawings in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 86/127, folder L00034; IAA, PKS 1228, B19/43, B20/36, A08 (Feb 1901);  Irish Times, 22 Sep 1899;  IB 42, 15 Apr 1900, 334; 43, 13 Feb,27 Mar,4 Jul,18 Jul 1901, 624,673,791(illus.),799; 44, 16 Jan,30 Jan,3 Jun 1902, 999,1020,1299; E. Macdowel Cosgrave, ed., Dublin and County Dublin in the Twentieth Century (1908), 264; E. O'Brien & A. Crookshank, A Portrait of Irish Medicine, (1984), 253-256(illus.); see also BATCHELOR & HICKS

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DUBLIN STREET, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1901-2
Nature: New
Refs: IB 43, 5 Dec 1901, 960; 44, 13 Mar,31 Jul 1902, 1074 (illus.),1335

Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, MULGRAVE STREET, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1901-3
Nature: Alterations & additions, with J.J.F. Browne
Refs: IB 43, 27 Mar,7 Nov,5 Dec 1901, 686,930,967; 44, 13 Mar 1902, 1042; 45, 9 Apr 1903, 1682

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DUBLIN STREET, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1902
Nature: Alts.?
Refs: Contract drawing for cash office fittings, 1902, in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17.48

Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, SHELBOURNE ROAD, UNION WORKHOUSE
Date: 1902
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 44, 13 Feb 1902, 1042

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 012 (PROVINCIAL BANK)
Date: 1902
Nature: Works at same. Estimated cost, £2,019.
Refs: Drawings, &c. in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17.1; IAA, PKS 0847, B19/56; IB 44, 18 Dec 1902, 1515

Building: CO. MAYO, SWINFORD, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1902-03
Nature: New branch bank. Estimated cost, £3,064
Refs: Drawing, 1903, in AIB drawings collection; IAA, PKS 0857, B19/66

Building: CO. DUBLIN, ST EDMUNDSBURY (LUCAN)
Date: 1902;1905
Nature: Adds. & alts. and repairs to roof, 1902. For Governors of St Patrick's Hospital.
Refs: Drawings, 1902,  in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/13a,b;  IAA, PKS 0851, B19/60, A08 (Apr 1902)

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, HILL STREET, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1903
Nature: New bank premises. £3,912
Refs: Drawings in AIB collection; IAA, PKS 0860 and B20/07

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 123 (ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS)
Date: 1903-4
Nature: Alterations, new college hall
Refs: IB 45, 19 Nov 1903, 2098; 46, 13 Feb 1904, 94

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KINGSBRIDGE, RAILWAY STATION (GREAT SOUTHERN & WESTERN RAILWAY TERMINUS)
Date: 1904
Nature: New solicitor's office. For GS&WR.
Refs: IAA, PKS 20/21 (p.253); IB 46, 10 Sep 1904, 594

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOUNT STREET LOWER, NO. 019-21 (SURGICAL HOME)
Date: 1904
Nature: Ats. & adds.
Refs: IB 45, 22 Oct 1903, 2050; 46, 13 Feb 1904, 94

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LINCOLN PLACE, NO. 032, ST MARK'S OPTHALMIC HOSPITAL
Date: ?
Nature: New buildings for outpatients & 120 in patients with sanitary annexes.
Refs: Obituary of JRC in RIBAJ 19 (1911-12), 191