MEASON, JOHN 
- Born: - Died: -
Architect active in the first quarter of the nineteenth century in Co. Wexford, where he made designs for a church at Rathaspick(1) and built Newbay House to designs by WILLIAM FARRELL. (2) See also JOHN MEASON  and JOHN MASON.
(1) Plan and elevation in NLI, AD 1714; according to S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 488, the church, 'a neat structure, with a square tower' was built in 1814 and enlarged in 1821.
(2) Microfilm p.1,561 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44).
2 work entries listed in chronological order for MEASON, JOHN 
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, NEWBAY HOUSE|
|Nature:||Built by JM to designs by William Farrell for Henry Galton.|
|Refs:||NLI microfilm Pos.1,561 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 222.|
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, RATHASPECK, CHURCH (CI)|
|Nature:||Vestry orders 'that two guineas be paid to John Meason for a plan and estimate for a new church', 16 Apr 1823. JM asked to prepare plan and estimate for interior at vestry meeting ot 13 Jan 1824. Tender of John Mason [sic] for building tower of £227.17s.2d. accepted, 3 May 1824. 'The churc, which is a neat plain building ... was rebuilt in 1823, at an expense of baout £900, aided by a grant from the lat Board of First Fruits.'(Lewis)
Plan and elevation in NLI, AD 1714; RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane); Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 488.