Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and builder, of Cork. George Richard Pain, who was born in London circa 1793, was a younger brother of JAMES PAIN  JAMES PAIN (qv), whom he accompanied or followed to Ireland, probably in or after 1814.(1) Initially he lived, like James, in Limerick, where he was granted the franchise on 29 January 1817,(2) but he eventually made his base in Cork. The two brothers worked in close partnership and together established a highly successful practice in the south of Ireland. George Richard died in Cork on 26 December 1838(3) at the age of forty-fiveand was buried in the churchyard of Saint Mary Shandon. He was married twice: first, on 21 January 1818 in St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick, to Catharine Benn(4) by whom he had a daughter, Catherine, christened in Limerick on 5 January 1819(5) and a son, James Richard, born circa 1823;(6) second, in 1824, to Margaret Atkins, aunt of WILLIAM ATKINS WILLIAM ATKINS , by whom he had a daughter, Sarah, who married Henry Vereker, of Limerick.(7) A transcript of his will, dated 11 January 1839, is in the National Archives.(8)

George Richard Pain, like James, was a pupil of JOHN NASH JOHN NASH . According to the article on the brothers in The Builder for 23 June 1911, which incorporates information from James Pain's nephew Benjamin, James was said to have been better at planning, whereas George Richard was the draughtsman of the partnership, designing the elevations.(9) George Richard exhibited architectural designs at the Royal Academy between 1810 and 1814, and was awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Society of Arts in 1812 for 'an original design of a Gothick church' and the Silver Medal in 1813 for 'a design for a gothic palace'.(10) He exhibited the church design among other works the Cork Society for Promoting the Fine Arts in 1820.(11) He also painted topographical and subject paintings: his view of Henry VIII's chapel at Westminster was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1813, his 'Destruction of the Castle of Otranto' and 'Caius Marius at the ruins of Carthage' (both watercolours, painted in July 1831) at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1832.(12)

Pain's pupils and assitants included CHARLES FREDERICK ANDERSON CHARLES FREDERICK ANDERSON , HENRY ROWE HENRY ROWE ,(13) and perhaps HENRY HILL  HENRY HILL and WILLIAM HILL WILLIAM HILL . His wife's nephew, WILLIAM ATKINS WILLIAM ATKINS , may also have been a pupil.

Address: 1 Diana Pl, New Road, London 1810-1814;(14) 5 Patrick's Hill, Cork 1824;(15) Camden Place, Cork, 1831-1832.(16)

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References

All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the article on James and George Richard Pain in APSD, VII, P, 6-7.

(1) He exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1814 from a London address, but James Pain was in Ireland by July 1813; see Douglas Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (1983), 132-3.
(2) David Lee, 'James and George Pain - Gothic Architects' in David Lee & Christine Gonzalez, eds, Georgian Limerick 1714-1845 (Limerick Civic Trust, 2000), 234.
(3) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44.
(4) www.familysearch.org.
(5) See note 4, above.
(6) James McMahon, The Pery Square Tontine (Limerick Civic Trust, 1999), schedule of shareholders, 1841, inside front cover.
(7) See note 4, above. Henry Vereker, who sculpted a bust of James Pain, exhibited two plaster portrait busts at the Limerick Art Exhibition in 1858.
(8) Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858 (Eneclann CD-ROM), Document ID 52684; another transcript by James McMahon is in IAA, Jones file P2.
(9) B 100, 23 Jun 1911, 772.
(10) Information from Susan Bennett, archivist, Royal Society of Arts, London.
(11) IALE II, 552.
(12) The former is probably the 'View in Westminster Abbey' which was lent by James Pain to the Limerick Art Exhibition in 1858; the latter two, both illustrated in Anne Crookshank & the Knight of Glin, The Watercolours of Ireland (1994), Pls. 135,136, were exhibited at the National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures & Products, Cork, in 1852 and sold at Christie's in the 1980s ('The destruction of the Castle of Otranto' on 30 Nov 1983 and 'Caius Marius at the ruins of Carthage'on 19 Dec 1989). These watercolours may be the 'drawings' which won Pain the award of merit at the exhibition of the Society for promoting the Fine Arts in the South of Ireland in 1831, as recorded in an inscription on a small palette-shaped silver plaque in the collection of the Knight of Glin (1999).
(13) Information from Kenneth Severens.
(14) A. Graves, The Royal Academy of Arts (1905), VI, 41; the Royal Society of Arts archives give the address as 'Dixon's Place, New Road' in 1812 but as Diana Place in 1813.
(15) Pigot's Directory 1824, 248.
(16) RHA Index, III, 58, and see note 6, above.


43 work entries listed in chronological order for PAIN, GEORGE RICHARD


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Building: CO. WATERFORD, WOODSTOWN
Date: 1823
Nature: Addition 'attributed to George Richard Pain'. For Robert Carew.
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 287

Building: CO. CORK, MITCHELSTOWN, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1823
Nature: 'The market and court house, situateds in Cork-street, a very neat and well-arranged building, was erected in 1823, at an expense of £3000, by the Earl of Kingston, and occupies part of an area calaled the Market-square.' (Lewis) (Replaced by new court house in George's St, 1953)
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 373 ; C. Maxwell, The stranger in Ireland (1954), 273 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Building: CO. CORK, MANCHE HOUSE
Date: 1824
Nature: For Daniel Connor. Builder: J. Calnan, Enniskean.
Refs: Dublin Penny Journal II, 15 Feb 1834, 262; III, ? ? 1835, 197; J.B. Burke, Visitation of Seats and Arms (2nd ser., 1855), I, 178-9; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 200.

Building: CO. WATERFORD, DUNGARVAN, EMMET STREET, CHURCH OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1824-1831
Nature: New. Founded 1826 by Dr Connolly, PP.(but Southern Reporter says commenced 1824) In progress in Sep 1831. High altar and interior decoration also by GRP. Site given by Duke of Devonshire.
Refs: Southern Reporter, 31 Jul 1824;  H.Hill, 'Diary of an Itinerary in Ireland in 1831', JCHAS ? (1933), 32;
 Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 580;   P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1894], 633;  David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 199

Building: CO. CORK, MACROOM, CHURCH OF ST COLMAN (CI)
Date: 1825p
Nature: 'The church, towards the erection of which the late Board of first Fruits granted a loan of £1000 in 1825, is a small modern edifice in the later English style, with an enricehd porch, and is attached to the tower of the ancient structure…' (Lewis)
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 329; J.P. Lawson, Gazetteer of Ireland (1842), 631; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, SOUTH MAIN STREET, CHRIST CHURCH OR HOLY TRINITY CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1826-28
Nature: GRP wins competition for building same, 1825, and also awarded contract.but only W front (including removal of tower) and internal alts. in Greek style carried out, 1827-28. (Estimated cost £2,888.) Dry rot and other problems by 1831.
Refs: 'Proposed elevations for Christ Church' exhib. Mechanics' Institute Exhibition, Cork, 1828, nos. 87,88; APSD, II, C,147 and VI, P, 7; letter from GRP about church in The Constitution, 12 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); JCHAS (1943), 31; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 133-134; Patrick Holohan, 'Cork Courthouse: the Pains, the Deanes, the Stonecutters', JCHAS 111 (2006), 81

Building: CO. KERRY, KILLARNEY, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826-7
Nature: 'Mr Pain' directed to build same. (Variant of the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: E.McP files, citing Parliamentary Papers Gaols 1826-7; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189,227(illus.)

Building: CO. CORK, MACROOM, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: GRP supervising architect. (One of 5 court houses built to the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: GRP supervising architect. (One of 5 court houses built to the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, MALLOW, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: GRP supervising architect. (One of 5 court houses built to the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, CLONAKILTY, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: GRP supervising architect. (Variant of the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, SKIBBEREEN, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: GRP supervising architect. (One of 5 court houses built to the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824) 'The sessions house and bridewell is a large and handsome bulding in the Grecian style, occupying an elevated site near the entrance to the town from Cork.' (Lewis)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 558; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, BANTRY, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1826ca
Nature: Supervising architect. (One of 5 court houses built to the Pains' 'Design for a court house and bridewell to be built in the different sessions towns in the County of Cork' of 6 May 1824)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1826/13,534 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 189

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE (RC)
Date: 1827
Nature: Roofing and slating. Cost: £350. (Also new entrance on Washington St and lengthening of church?)
Refs: Analecta Hibernica XII; St Augustine's Church Extension Fund Souvenir (1938); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 199

Building: CO. CORK, BLACKROCK, CHURCH ROAD, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (CI)
Date: 1827
Nature: New church built 1827 as chapel-of-ease to St Finn Barre's cathedral at cost of £2,100. Attr. to GRP by H.H. Hill but also attr. to William Hill. Spire, part of tower and W end of nave destroyed when struck by lightning, 29 Jan 1836, but subsequently restored.
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 209; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; H.H. Hill, 'Cork Architecture', JCHAS 44 (1939), 89; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 168(illus.),169;  exterior illus in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 366.

Building: CO. CORK, MALLOW, SPA HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: 'The present house was built in 1828, to the design of George Pain. His original plan was a Greek temple in the classical style but Mr Jephson[ from 1838, Sir Charles Denham Orlando Jephson-Norreys], who commissioned the work, preferred a Tudor flavour' (Habja) Cost: £1,000.
Refs: J.R. O’Flanagan, The Blackwater in Munster (1844), 138; Anna-Maria Hajba, Houses of Cork I (2002),333(illus.); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 199-201(illus.)

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, CATHEDRAL ROAD, CATHEDRAL OF ST MARY (RC)
Date: 1828-1830
Nature: Remodelling of church of 1808 after destruction by fire of much of interior in 1820. GRP designed elaborate ceiling in Third Pointed style, also transepts and apse (removed in 1963-4). but complete plan for renovation not carried out.
Refs: APSD II, C,147; VI, P,7; JCHAS (1943), 26; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 199

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CLONMEL, FREE SCHOOL
Date: 1829-30
Nature: New school on new site.  Designed by Pain brothers. Original specification, 1826. Begun 1929. Completed 1930. Supervising architect: John Jones.
Refs: JCHAS  69 (1964),Pt. 1, 1; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 238

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, OLIVER PLUNKETT STREET, INDEPENDENT CHAPEL
Date: 1829-31
Nature: New Italianate chapel on site of old assembly rooms. With J. Pain. Interior oblong but round at extremities. Circular roof light. Richly panelled and arched ceiling. Tenders invited May 1829. Cost: £3,000.
Refs: J. Windele, Historical and descriptive notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; APSD II, C, 147 and VI, P,7; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 191

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WELLINGTON BRIDGE
Date: 1830
Nature: 3-arched bridge built by Pain either to designs of Richard Griffith or to his own design.
Refs: Lewis, I, 410; J. Windele, Historical & Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; J.P. Lawson, Gazetteer of Ireland (1842), 288; T.F. McNamara, Portrait of Cork (1981), 208

Building: CO. CORK, MITCHELSTOWN, CHURCH OF ST GEORGE (CI, BRIGOWN PARISH)
Date: 1830
Nature: Church (of 1804) enlarged and tower and spire added. Cost: £1,800. 500 donated by Earl of Kingston.
Refs: Datestone on building (E McP.); S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 225; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 118-119(illus.).;  exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 371.

Building: CO. CORK, CASTLE HYDE, CHURCH (CI, LITTER PARISH)
Date: 1830
Nature: Additions to church of 1812(?).
Refs: Dublin Penny Journal 3, ? ? 1835, 260-261; APSD VI, P,7; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 289; Douglas Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (1983), 226,249 (who describes it as RC chapel);  Bill Power, 'A treasury of churches: North Cork churches of James Pain', Mallow Field Club Journal 22 (2004), 73(illus.),80,81(illus.).

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830-35
Nature: J & GR Pain shared 1st premium with Thomas Deane and their design chosen for executeion. G.R. Pain awarded contract, 1830. Corinthian. £22,000. In progress, 1833. Completed by Dec 1835. (Burnt down in 1891.)
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); NLI MS. 1657; NA/SPO OP 1837/100, according to which Cork City Grand Jury Presentments, Spring 1832, included payment of £2,000 to GRP for building new court houses (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Irish Penny Magazine 1, 6 Apr 1833, 105-7, names G.R. Pain as architect and contractor; Jonathan Binns, The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland (1837), II, 146; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; APSD II, C, 148; VI, P,7; Mark. Bence-Jones, 'Two pairs of architect brothers', Country Life 142, 10 Aug 1967, 306(illus.),307-308; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 185-188(illus.); Patrick Holohan, 'Cork Courthouse: the Pains, the Deanes, the Stonecutters', JCHAS 111 (2006), 77-106

Building: CO. WATERFORD, STRANCALLY CASTLE
Date: 1830ca
Nature: Castellated mansion. With James Pain? For John Keily.
Refs: Dublin Penny Journal 3, 5 Jul 1834, 1; APSD VI, P,6; P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1895], 589; D. Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (New York, 1983), I, 147; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 266(illus.); Mary Cecilia Lyons, Illustrated Incumbered Estates Ireland, 1850-1905 (1993), 186-187,Pl.III; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 233-4(illus.)

Building: CO. WATERFORD, LISMORE, CATHEDRAL OF ST CARTHAGE (CI)
Date: 1831a
Nature: According to Henry Hill, monument to Dean Scott is by 'J.R. Pain'. Spire also attr. to GRP, with James Pain..
Refs: H.Hill, 'Diary of an Itinerary in Ireland in 1831'; Part elevation and view of interior of cathedral by Hill showing monument in place, both signed and dated Aug 1831, in collection of Myrtle Allen, Ballymaloe, Co. Cork (photographed by IAA, neg. no. S/2307/15,S/2308/4); NLI MS. 1657 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44);  APSD, P, 7;   David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 167;  ;  exterior and interior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 340.

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, GLANMIRE ROAD LOWER, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (RC)
Date: 1832-1836
Nature: New church, funded by Honan family. Corinthian. Pediment and entablature supported on 8 columns. Lantern of 8 Corinthian columns supporting cirular stele. Begun 1832;  dedicated 10 (or 18?) Oct 1836.
Refs: Southern Reporter, 10 Oct 1836; Catholic Directory (1837), 271; J. Binns, Miseries and Beauties of Ireland (1837), II, 145; APSD II, C,147; VI, P,7; Arthur Hill, 'St Patrick's Church, Glanmire Rd', JCHAS 14 (Jan-Mar 1908), 65-66(illus.); B 100, 23 Jun 1911, 772(illus.); JCHAS (1943), 29; Mark Bence-Jones, 'Two pairs of architect brothers', Country Life 142, 10 Aug 1967, 306-307(illus.); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 198(illus.);  date of foundation from church leaflet, Feb 2010.

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, FATHER MATHEW QUAY, CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY (RC, CAPUCHIN)
Date: 1832-1850
Nature: Perpendicular Gothic. GRP winner of competition, Aug 1832. FS laid 10 Oct 1832. Site waterlogged; additional £1,600 required for purchase of steam pumps. Lawsuit whereby Pain was awarded an extra £300. Builders: (1)Thomas Anthony, who claimed to have taken contract at too low a figure and went out of business during construction; (2) Sir Thomas Deane & Co. Completed excepting spire 1850; first opened for services, 10 Oct 1850. Thomas Coakley supervising archt. after GRP's death in 1838.
Refs: Model in IAA (Acc. 86/73); front & rear elevations in Allen Collection, Ballymaloe, Co. Cork; signed engraving in RIBA Drawings Collection; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; APSD II,C,147, & VI, P,7; Patrick Rogers, Father Theobald Mathew ((1945). 27,100 (citing MS. 'Book of the Community, South Friary, Cork', f. 89,189-90); Mark Bence-Jones, 'Two pairs of architect brothers', Country Life 142, 10 Aug 1967, 306-307(illus.); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 194-197;  Building a Business: 150 Years of the Sisk Group, ed. by Madeleine Lyons (Dublin:  Associated Editions, 2009), 28-39(illus.).

Building: CO. OFFALY, CASTLE BERNARD (ALIAS KINNITTY CASTLE)
Date: 1833
Nature: Remodelling and enlargement in Tudor Revival style, for Thomas Bernard. Contractors probably Henry, Mullins & McMahon.
Refs: Plans in IAA, Guinness Collection, 96/68.5/3/1-2;  APSD VI, P,7; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 62(illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE, MUSEUM, LECTURE ROOMS & CAMPANILE (PROPOSED)
Date: 1833-34
Nature: 'Mr Paine' (identified as GRP in |Limerick Chronicle|) wins competition for lecture rooms & museum; dispute with college over charge for alterations to design. Unexecuted.
Refs: Limerick Chronicle, 19 Apr 1834, cited in David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 241; queries for counsel re claim by GRP respecting unexecuted plans, Jun 1835, in TCD Muniments, MUN/P/2/261; 5eview of Henry Fulton, Irish Collegiate Architecture in The Civil Engineer & Architect's Jouexh. by James Painat Limerick Art Exhibition, 1858, no. 272); E. McParland, 'The college buildings' in C.H. Holland, ed., Trinity College Dublin and the idea of a university' (1991), 172; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 132;

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, GRATTAN STREET, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Date: 1834
Nature: GRP and George Thomas Beale invited to submit plans for new meeting house on site acquired in 1833. Those of Beale selected. Pain paid £10 for his design.
Refs: David M. Butler, The Quaker Meeting Houses of Ireland (2004), 110

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, SUMMERHILL, CHURCH OF ST LUKE (CI)
Date: 1834-36
Nature: New chapel-of-ease in parish of St Anne, Shandon. Cruciform, in 'Third Pointed' style, with tower and spire at W end.. Contractor: Thomas Anthony. (Destroyed by fire, Feb 1887.)
Refs: Cork Constitution 7 Nov 1834; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 423; APSD II, C,147; VI, P,7

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, SHANDON STREET, CHURCH OF ST MARY SHANDON (CI)
Date: 1834ca
Nature: New church replacing one of 1693, or alterations to same? In list of works in APSD article on the Pain brothers, but not mentioned by Richard Rolt Brash in his article on Cork in same publication. Demolished 1879 and replaced by new church in Shanakiel Rd.
Refs: APSD VI, P,7

Building: CO. WATERFORD, FORT WILLIAM
Date: 1836
Nature: House of cut freestone 'designed in the gabled style of the Elizabethan era, by the late Messrs. Paine of Cork' for John Bowen Gumbleton..
Refs: J.B. Burke, Visitation of Seats & Arms (2nd ser., 1855), I, 213; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 126

Building: CO. CORK, KNOCKAVILLY, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1836
Nature: New church.
Refs: David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 168, citing 2 elevations signed 'G.R. Pain, Provincial Architect, March 1836' in RCB Library

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PENROSE'S QUAY, CORK STEAM PACKET CO.
Date: 1841a
Nature: New offices with Ionic portico. Attr. to Pains by Craig & Glin and Lee & Jacobs. Described by Halls as almost the only good example of modern architecture in Cork, apart from court house.
Refs: Mr & Mrs S.C. Hall, Ireland (1841-3), I, 19; Maurice Craig & the Knight of Glin, Ireland Observed (1970), 35(illus.),36; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 191

Building: CO. CORK, GLANMIRE, MOUNT PATRICK
Date: 1843-45
Nature: Castellated round tower in honour of Fr. Theobald Mathew in grounds. For William O'Connell.
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 216 (but GRP died in 1838 and structure appears on OS map of 1841)

Building: CO. CORK, GLANMIRE, FATHER MATHEW MEMORIAL TOWER
Date: 1843-46
Nature: Attr. to GRP by Lee & Jacobs (but see Robert Howard).
Refs: David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 197(illus.)

Building: CO. CORK, MALLOW, CHURCH OF ST JAMES (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Spire attr. to GRP.
Refs: NLI, MS. 1657

Building: CO. CORK, MIDLETON, CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Spire attr. to GRP.
Refs: NLI, MS. 1657 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, COLLEGE ROAD, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: Portico by GRP?
Refs: C.P. Curran, 'Benjamin Woodward, Ruskin and the O'Sheas', Studies 29 (Jun 1940), 255-68 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, ADELAIDE VILLA
Date: ?
Nature: Designed by GRP.
Refs: Journal of the Cork Archaeological and Historical Society (1902), 154 (photocopy in Jones File P2)

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, ADELAIDE PLACE, HOUSES (002)
Date: ?
Nature: 2 end houses designed by GRP.
Refs: Journal of the Cork Archaeological and Historical Society (1902), 154 (photocopy in Jones File P2)

Building: CO. CORK, PASSAGE WEST, PIER
Date: ?
Nature: '…the want of a steam boat to transport passengers and carriages [to Great Island and Cobh] having been much felt, the St George's Steam-Packet Company have lately built a very elegant pier, under the direction of G.R. Pain, Esq., of Cork, where their own packets can lie alongside in all weathers and discharge their passengers or cargoes at all times, even during the lowest ebb tide…' (Lewis)
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 458