Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for biography of whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 376. In 1910, with HENRY TANNER HENRY TANNER , he entered a design in the competition for an extension to Queen's University, Belfast, which was placed second.(1) Clapham and Tanner exhibited the design at the Royal Academy in 1912.(2)  According to his obituary in the Irish Builder, Clapham was'a frequent visitor to Ireland, usually as the guest of Mr A,E, Murray, RHA, and was well known to many Irish architects'.(3)



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(1) B 99, 15,22 Oct 1910, 444,460-62.
(2) RA 1912, no. 1550.
(3) Irish Builder, 1 Aug 1914 (illustrated with portrait photograph).


2 work entries listed in chronological order for CLAPHAM, FREDERICK DARE #


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, UNIVERSITY ROAD, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
Date: 1910
Nature: Design with Henry Tanner for extension placed 2nd in competition. Assessor: Aston Webb.
Refs: B 99, 15,22 Oct 1910, 444,460-62(illus.); Building News 99, 21,28 Oct 1910, 582(illus.),595-6(illus.),617; A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (2nd edition, 1988), 344; RA 1912, no. 1550

Building: CO. LOUTH, TERMONFECKIN, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: Stained glass.
Refs: Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 499