MITCHELL, ARTHUR GEORGE SYDNEY #
- Born: 1856 Died: 1930
Architect, of Edinburgh, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 189, and Dictionary of Scottish Architects (www.scottisharchitects.org.uk). In Ireland Mitchell, practising in partnership with George Wilson (1845-1912) as Sydney Mitchell & Wilson, designed Ardmulchan, near Navan, Co. Meath, as a hunting seat for C. Fitzroy-Fletcher of Letham Grange, Forfarshire, who died before the completion of the house in 1903.(1) The partners also acted as adjudicators in the Belfast Lunatic Asylum competition of 1897.(2)
(1) IB 43, 18 Jul 1901, 800; 45, 17,31 Dec 1903, 3034(illus.),3063(illus.).
(2) B 72, 16 Jan,20 Mar 1897, 59, 272.
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|Building:||CO. MEATH, ARDMULCHAN|
|Nature:||Scottish Baronial cum Elizabethan hunting lodge for C. Fitzroy-Fletcher (d. before completion of house). C of W: James Stirling, estate manager. Masonry: James Ford & Son, Montrose; joinery: Wm. Black & Son, Edinburgh; plasterwork: G. Rome, Glasgow/Dublin.|
|Refs:||IB 43, 18 Jul 1901, 800; 45, 17,31 Dec 1903, 3034(illus.),3063(illus.); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 122-3, Pl.124|