DEVEY, GEORGE #
- Born: 1820 Died: 1886
English architect, for monograph on whom see Jill Allibone, George Devey - Architect 1820-1886(1990).(1) In Ireland he designed Killarney House in Co. Kerry, for the Earl of Kenmare, built circa 1877-78.
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(1) Two articles on Devey by Mark Girouard are in Country Life 149, 1,8 Apr 1971, 744-7,812-5.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for DEVEY, GEORGE #
|Building:||CO. KERRY, KILLARNEY, KILLARNEY HOUSE|
|Nature:||New house on site of earlier building, for 4th Earl of Kenmare. Work 'seems to have been carried out by W.H. Lynn'. Destroyed by fire, 1913.|
|Refs:||Preliminary designs & contract & detail drawings for a new mansion house & chapel, preliminary drawings for a lodge, fishing pavilion, entrance gateway & presbyter's housee, 1877-83, in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA Drawings Collection, PB812/DEV(1-57), see British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/iGVRGH9SKz/MAIN_CAT/4480107/13 (last visited apr 2009); 46th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1877), 15; IB 20, 15 Aug 1878, 235; 61, 27 Sep 1919, 433-434; M. Bence-Jones, '"A suitably Celtic twilight"', Country Life, 23 May 1974, 1262-1264(illus.)|