Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect active in the north of Ireland in the 1790s, when he designed gaols at Lifford, Derry, and Omagh. The Irish Architectural Archive holds a design for an unidentified glebe house, signed and dated 'Armagh April 23 1784 Edward Miller' and inscribed: 'This plan was executed and completely finished and painted with locks, grates and chimney pieces 2 of them Kilkenny marble and cornices to Both Parlours for the sum of three hundred and eighty six pounds sterling' (Acc.2004/114).(1) See also EDWARD MILLS.  EDWARD MILLS.

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(1) From the Farnham collection, sold at auction in Dublin on 17 June 2004 (Lot 277).


4 work entries listed in chronological order for MILLER, EDWARD


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Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, BISHOP STREET WITHOUT, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1791
Nature: New gaol; 'the architecture is of the castle stile, mixed with the gothic' (Sampson)
Refs: Description of gaols at Lifford, Derry and Omagh, 1799, in JHCI 18, ccxxxiii (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); G. Vaughan Sampson, Statistical Survey of the County of Londonderry (1802), 284; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 390

Building: CO. DONEGAL, LIFFORD, GAOL
Date: 1793
Nature: New gaol. Castellated.
Refs: Description of gaols at Lifford, Derry and Omagh, 1799, in J H of C 18, ccxxxiii (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 348-9

Building: CO. DONEGAL, LIFFORD, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1793-94
Nature: EM paid for repairs to court house.
Refs: Co. Donegal Grand Jury presentments (information from Hugh Dixon); C.E.B. Brett, Court Houses and Market Houses of the Province of Ulster (UAHS, 1973), 62

Building: CO. TYRONE, OMAGH, CASTLE STREET, COUNTY GAOL (OLD)
Date: 1796
Nature: New gaol.
Refs: A. Day & P. McWilliams, eds., Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland V (1990), 104; J H of C 18, ccxxxiii (description of gaols at Lifford, Derry and Omagh, 1799) (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)