Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, for biography and works of whom see A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (1985), 214-5, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 211-212. In Ireland Horder remodelled Belle Isle House, Co. Fermanagh, in the early 1900s;(1) he also exhibited a design for a house at Caragh Lake, Co. Kerry, at the Royal Academy in 1915.(2)

An undated ground plan by Morley Horder of Hengrove, near Wendover, Buckinghamshire, is in the IAA, Michael Scott Collection, 89/44.71.

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(1) Belle Isle featured in an article in issue of The World, 22 Feb 1907, which had as its subject 'The Home: its architecture, decoration and furnishing' and showed some 'recently constructed houses' (information from W. English).
(2) No. 1540.


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Building: CO. FERMANAGH, BELLE ISLE HOUSE
Date: 1907a
Nature: Tudor wing, for John Grey Vesey Porter.
Refs: 'Bell Isle, Lough Erne', article in feature on 'The Home: its architecture, decoration and furnishing', The World, 22 Feb 1907 (information from W. English); Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 144 (date wrong); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 38

Building: CO. KERRY, CARAGH LAKE, ARDNASIDHE
Date: 1915
Nature: Design for 'house at Caragh Lake, Co. Kerry'. For Lady Gordon.
Refs: RA 1915, no. 1540