Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. William Vitruvius Morrison was born in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, on 22 April 1794, the second of the four sons of RICHARD MORRISON RICHARD MORRISON , by his wife Eliza, daughter of the Rev. Dr William Ould, rector of Philipstown, Co. Offaly. He was a delicate child and for this reason was educated entirely at home. He showed a talent for drawing from an early age. When he was only fifteen, according to the memoir written by his brother John, his father, who had been commissioned to remodel Ballyheigue Castle, Co. Kerry, in the castle style, suggested that he should make a design for the house as an architectural exercise. 'To the astonishment of his father, he, in the course of a few days, produced the noble design subsequently erected, which displayed an accuracy of knowledege of the details and proprieties of this species of architecture, which, in an artist of his years, ranked him at once amongst the few rare examples of early genius which illustrate the history of the human mind.' From this time Richard Morrison 'found in his son a valuable assistant indeed in his professional pursuits…an exhaustless mine of taste in design and composition'.

In 1821 William Morrison visited the Continent, spending some months in Rome, from which he made a visit to Paestum. He was prevented from going to Greece by the poor health from which he suffered during the period of his travels. He also stayed in Paris and travelled in England, where he made a particular study of Tudor architecture. On his return to Dublin(1) he continued for a while to work with his father, but, according to John Morrison, 'soon found that the numerous applications to him individually, rendered it desirable that he should pursue his career independently'.(2) It appears, however, that he continued to work from the same premises at 10 Upper Gloucester Street or from a neighbouring house.(3) Meanwhile his poor health, 'which seemed to have its seat chiefly in the nervous system', persisted and intensified; John Morrison attributes the aggravation of the depression from which his brother suffered 'to the absence of those domestic affections and ties which his most sensitive mind was so formed to enjoy and appreciate, which he so ardently longed for, but which fate and circumstances…shut out from his desires, whilst he was capable from physical power to enjoy them'. In the hope of improving his health, he spent the winter of 1836 to 1837 at Nimes and at mineral spas in the Pyrenees, but at Bordeaux in the summer of 1837 his suffered a severe attack of illness, 'which brought on phrenzy, under which he nearly sank'. He returned to Ireland, where for a while he seemed to rally; however in the summer of 1838 he fell ill again, this time becoming paralysed. After four months of suffering, he died at his father's house, Walcot, near Bray, on 16 October 1838. He was buried in the family vault at Mount Jerome Cemetery, over which his friends erected a sarcophagus from one of his own designs.(4)

Morrison was a keen antiquarian and a friend of George Petrie, who published two illustrated letters from him - about the round towers at Roscrea amd Rattoo and the church and round tower at Dysart - in The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Ireland (1845).(5) His niece Eliza Alicia Morrison published a summary of his observations on various types of English Gothic and Tudor domestic architecture, taken from one of his notebooks, in the Dublin Builder in 1859.(6) Some of these notebooks are now in the library of the University of St Louis(?), Missouri.(7) A series of 29 pages from another notebook, containing sketches of landscape, architecture and antiquities, was bought by the National Library of Ireland at Christie's, 20 June 1978.

RIA: member.

Addresses: Work:(8) 10 Upper Gloucester Street, <=1824-1827, 1835-37; 8 Upper Gloucester Street, 1828-33. Home: Walcot, Bray, <=1832 until death.

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References

This entry is to be seen as updating and correcting the account of Morrison in A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), which should be consulted for full references and details. All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 1-8. This memoir, which was reprinted in DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 72, and again in IB 57, 5,19 Jun 1915, is the source of the accounts of William Vitruvius Morrison in APSD, M, 121, and DNB. A bust of Morrison by Terence Farrell, 1834,j is in the Royal Irish Academy. This may be the same bust that Jacob Owen promised to the RIAI once the Institute had found rooms where its property could be deposited (RIAI minutes, 16 Jan 1851, 89).

(1) He was back in Dublin by 13 Apr 1822, on which date he was admitted to read in the library at TCD.(E.McP)
(2) The last work on which father and son appear to have collaborated is Fota, Co. Cork, of ca 1825; after this date their was a marked decline in Richard Morrison's output.
(3) He exhibited designs at the Royal Academy in 1828 and 1833 from 8 Upper Gloucester Street but in 1834 from 10 Upper Gloucester Street, which is given in Wilson's Dublin Directory as his address from 1828 to 1831 and again from 1835 to 1837.
(4) IB 29, 15 Dec 1887, 354.
(5) pp.363-366; the second of these letters was also published in IB 36, 15 Jan 1894, 14,17(illus.). Drawings of antiquities sent to Petrie by Morrison in 1832, when he visited Rattoo on Petrie's behalf, are in the Petrie collection, RIA. which
(6) DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 74.
(7) Information from Miss Edith Morrison, an American descendent of Richard Morrison.
(8) See note 3, above.


46 work entries listed in chronological order for MORRISON, WILLIAM VITRUVIUS


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Building: CO. KERRY, BALLYHEIGUE CASTLE
Date: 1809ca
Nature: Adds. and alts., castellation, with Richard Morrison, for Col. James Crosbie.
Refs: J.P. Neale,Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (London, 1818-23) Vol. 2?, No. 65; DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 73; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 20,21(illus.)

Building: CO. GALWAY, GALWAY, SALMON WEIR BRIDGE
Date: 1818-19
Nature: FS laid 29 Jun 1818; completed Oct 1819. Attributed to RM by Cox & Gould. Contractor: Behan?
Refs: James Hardiman, History of the town and county…of Galway (1820, reprinted 1926), 308; R.C. Cox & M.H. Gould, Civil Engineering Heritage: Ireland (1998), 223-224(illus.)

Building: CO. KERRY, MILLTOWN, MILTOWN HOUSE
Date: 1819
Nature: Proposed Elizabethan-style remodelling, for Sir John Godfrey, 2nd Bt. Only partly carried out. Letter from Richard Morrison's lawyers, Robert Reeves & Son, to Godfrey, 25 Feb 1823, requests payment of his account 'for building your House and Offices'; forwarding this to his lawyer, Matthew Franks, 28 Feb 1823, Godfrey complains, 'Never have I got so little value for my money...'. 
Refs: Drawings, inscr. Richd & Willm Morrison, in collection of Mrs Valerie Bary, Milltown (2011), but attributed to William Morrison only  by J.P. Neale,Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (London, 1818-23), Vol. 3, No. 69; letter from John Godfrey to Matthew Franks in UCD Archives Department, S6/22/193(129 & 130);  DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 73;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 123-125(illus.).

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, TEMPLEMORE ABBEY
Date: 1819ca
Nature: Gothic and Tudor remodelling of existing structure 'in a style exemplifying the union of the abbey with the Tudor style of architecture', for Arthur Carden.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 154(illus.), 165-6

Building: CO. WICKLOW, SHELTON ABBEY
Date: 1819ca
Nature: Remodelling of house, to 'represent an ecclesiastical edifice of the fouteenth centyry converted into a baronial residence at some subsequent period'  by WVM and Richard Morrison (Wright), for William Forward Howard, 4th Earl of Wicklow.
Refs: Unsigned perspective view in WVM's hand in catalogue of exhibition at Cynthia O'Connor Gallery, May 1991 (no. 4);  G.N. Wright, A Guide to the County of Wicklow (1822), 81;  J.P. Neale,Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland II (London, 1823), no. 72;  John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 8;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 161-164(illus.)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, KILRUDDERY
Date: 1820-1829
Nature: Tudor-style adds. & alts. With Richard Morrison, for John Chambré Brabazon, 10th Earl of Meath. Also Greek revival gates and lodge, and octagonal dairy in garden.
Refs: John Cornforth & the Knight of Glin, 'Kilruddery, Co. Wicklow', Country Life 162 (14,21 Jul 1977, 78-81,146-9; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 113-116(illus.)

Building: CO. DONEGAL, ARDS HOUSE
Date: 1820ca
Nature: Architect of Ballymore gate 'perhaps' WVM .
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 53 (no. 5)

Building: CO. LAOIS, BALLYFIN
Date: 1822
Nature: With Richard Morrison, for Sir Charles Henry Coote.
Refs: Album of designs for same in British Library; Maps 143 e 1 (phocopy in IAA pamphlets); E. McParland, 'Ballyfin, Co. Leix', Country Life 154 (13,20 Sep 1973), 702-5,774-7; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 13-18(illus.); Sean O'Reilly, Irish Houses & Gardens(1998), 169(illus.)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, WICKLOW, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1822?
Nature: Addition of 20 cells and separate infirmary to existing gaol (of 1780s?).
Refs: John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 20;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 173.

Building: CO. LONGFORD, LONGFORD, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1822a
Nature: Unexecuted proposal. Erected to designs of John Hargrave.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 181

Building: CO. ANTRIM, GLENARM CASTLE
Date: 1823-24;1825
Nature: Remodelling in Tudor Gothic style. 'Barbican' gate, 1825. For Anne Catherine McDonnell, Countess of Antrim.
Refs: Presentation album of plans and elevations in PRONI, D.3560 (bought Christie's, Glasgow, 198; photographs in IAA); sketches of Glenarm by WVM in album of sketches and drawings formerly belonging to Louisa, daughter of 9th Earl of Antrim in PRONI, D 3560/1; Dublin Penny Journal 2 (1836), 288; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 99-102

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ORMEAU HOUSE
Date: 1823-26
Nature: Tudor remodelling of Ormeau Cottage, for George Augustus Chichester, 2nd Marquess of Donegall. Composition criticised for being 'monstrous' line of buildings of same height in |Irish Penny Journal|, 1841.
Refs: Description of house in NLI MS 1659(IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Irish Penny Journal 29 May 1841, 377; for other refs. see A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 140-141(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, MOUNT STEWART
Date: 1825ca
Nature: Architect of Twin Lodges 'possibly' WVM .
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 85 (no. 239)

Building: CO. DOWN, MONTALTO (BALLYNAHINCH)
Date: 1825ca
Nature: Architect of Spa Gate 'perhaps' WVM .
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 83 (no. 232)

Building: CO. CORK, FOTA HOUSE
Date: 1825ca
Nature: Adds. & alts. With Richard Morrison, for John Smith-Barry. Also unexecuted Tudor scheme.
Refs: J.P. Neale, Views of Seats, 2nd ser. IV (X), 1828, no. 60; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 92-97(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, ROSTREVOR, ROSS MONUMENT
Date: 1826
Nature: Obelisk in memory of Maj. Gen. Robert Ross (d. 1814). For his widow, Elizabeth Catherine Ross. Tenders invited Jan 1821.
Refs: Microfilm of correspondence of Richard Morrison and others with Roger Hall about monument, 1815-18, in PRONI, MIC498/1;  extract from Newry Telegraph, 2 Jan 1821 (in Crossle MSS, NLI 2205); John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 7; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 154(illus.),155

Building: CO. LOUTH, CASTLEBELLINGHAM, WIDOWS' HOUSES
Date: 1826-30
Nature: According to Casey & Rowan, architect 'almost certainly' WVM.
Refs: Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 185,Pl.94

Building: CO. DOWN, ROSTREVOR, CARPENHAM
Date: 1826p
Nature: Elizabethan cottage-style remodelling of existing 2-storey house, for Henry Hamilton.
Refs: John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 7; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 48-49(illus.)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, ST VALERY
Date: 1827a
Nature: Picturesque villa in mixed style, for Rt Hon. Philip Cecil Crampton.
Refs: John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 6;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 154(illus.), 156-7

Building: CO. KERRY, TRALEE, ASHE STREET, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1828
Nature: Classical, on high podium with hexastyle portico. Design exh. RA, 1828, 1834
Refs: RA 1828, no. 1048, and 1834, no. 874; ; DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 73; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 154(illus.), 168-9

Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1828-34
Nature: New court house with Ionic portico
Refs: Specifications in NA/PRO MS 1C.12,56; RA 1828, no. 1078, & 1833, no. 962; RHA 1829, no. 255, & 1832, no. 286; &First Report…Public Works, Ireland (1833), 8; Second Report (1834), 12; documents re alts. in plans in NA/PRO Board of Works minutes, 30 Jun 1832 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 73; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 46(illus.)

Building: ENGLAND, COMBERMERE ABBEY (CHESHIRE)
Date: 1828ca
Nature: Elizabethan gate lodge and unexecuted proposal for new house on site of old one, for Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 75,175

Building: CO. MONAGHAN, ROSSMORE PARK
Date: 1829a-1830
Nature: Remodelling for Warner William Westenra, 2nd Baron Rossmore. Plasterwork by Francis Donnelly, Monaghan.
Refs: Letters to 2nd and 3rd Barons Rossmore, 1820-1857, in PRONI, Rossmore Papers, T2929/24A (see PRONI e-catalogue);  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 149-53(illus.);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 482-484.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1829ca
Nature: Unexecuted proposal for improvements including belfry.
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1829, no. 260, and Royal Dublin Society Art Exhibition 1858, no. 705, lent by Miss Morrison; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 178

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830
Nature: Competition entrant. Awarded 3rd prize.
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, LOUGH BRAY COTTAGE
Date: 1830ca
Nature: Gabled cottage, for Dr (later Sir) Philip Crampton.
Refs: Model exh. RHA, 1832, no. 288;  John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 7;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 119(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, GREYABBEY HOUSE
Date: 1830s
Nature: Family tradition that WVM worked at Greyabbey while working at Mount Stewart.
Refs: Information from Anne Casement

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, THURLES, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830S
Nature: William Tinsley contractor for enlargement of 'new courthouse…which had been designed by William Vitruvius Morrison'. (Court house described as 'neat modern building' in Lewis, II, 623)
Refs: J.D. Forbes, Victorian Architect: the life and work of William Tinsley (Indiana University Press, 1953), 31

Building: CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE
Date: 1831ca
Nature: New Tudor Gothic house for Sir Robert Adair Hodson, 2nd Bt. and Sir George Hodson, 3rd Bt.
Refs: Model exhibited by WM in 1833 in IAA;  Irish Penny Journal 1, 26 Sep 1840, 97-8;  John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 6;  J.B. Burke, A Visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland (2nd ser., 1855), II, 70;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 102-105(illus.).

Building: CO. CARLOW, OAK PARK
Date: 1832
Nature: Classical remodelling, for Col. Henry Bruen. Also Ionic entrance arch.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 137-139(illus.)

Building: WALES, HOLYHEAD, SKINNER MONUMENT
Date: 1832
Nature: Obelisk with Roman and Egyptian detail. ?Winning entry in competition)
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 106(illus.)

Building: CO. OFFALY, TULLAMORE, CORMAC STREET, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1832
Nature: Unsuccessful competition entrant (2 schemes: 1 classical & 1 Gothic).
Refs: Douglas Scott Richardson, Gothic Revival Architecture in Ireland (1983), 137; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 181

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, BRITTAS CASTLE
Date: 1834a
Nature: Gateway tower in style of 14th or 15th century. For Major Henry Langley, killed on site by falling masonry, 1834. House never finished.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 42(illus.)

Building: CO. TYRONE, BARONSCOURT
Date: 1835-1843
Nature: Reconstruction, with Richard Morrison, for James Hamilton, 2nd Marquess of Abercorn.
Refs: G. Jackson-Stops, 'Baronscourt, Co. Tyrone', Country Life 166 (12,19,26 Jul 1979), 86-9,162-5,232-5; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 23-28(illus.)

Building: CO. DONEGAL, BALLYMACOOL
Date: 1835ca
Nature: Architect of East & West Gates 'perhaps' WVM .
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 53-54 (no. 10)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CASTLE AVENUE (CLONTARF), CLONTARF CASTLE
Date: 1836-37
Nature: Remodelling of old castle in style of various periods (Norman keep, 14th century tower, Elizabethan manor house), for John Edward Venables Vernon. Also gate lodge.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 72-74(illus.)

Building: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, MILLTOWN HOUSE
Date: 1836ca
Nature: Gabled cottage-style house and gate lodge. For Maj. John Humphreys, agent to 2nd Marquess of Abercorn.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 123

Building: CO. CORK, BALLYGIBLIN
Date: 1837a
Nature: Remodelling in gabled Elizabethan style, for Sir William Wrixon-Becher, 1st Bt.
Refs: Plans in NLI, MS 4824; John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 6; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 19-20(illus.); Anna-Maria Hajba, Houses of Cork I (2002), 52(illus.)

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, MOUNT RICHARD
Date: ?
Nature: J.A.K. Dean suggests that WVM may be architect of gate lodge (on stylistic grounds).
Refs: J.A.K. Dean corr. with A.M. Rowan.

Building: CO. DOWN, QUINTIN CASTLE
Date: ?
Nature: Tradition that WVM was employed here.
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 90-91 (no. 280)

Building: CO. DONEGAL, DRUMBOE CASTLE
Date: ?
Nature: Attr. to WVM by JAK Dean despite date of 1870 on datestone.
Refs: J.A.K. Dean, The Gate lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 56 (no. 54)

Building: CO. DOWN, MOUNT STEWART
Date: ?
Nature: Adds. & alts., including new entrance front and portico, not carried out until 1845-49, several years after WVM's death, under supervision of Charles Campbell. For Charles William Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry.
Refs: John Morrison, 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison' in John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 6; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 132-134(illus.); Anne Casement, 'William Vitruvius Morrison's scheme fore Mount Stewart, county Down: was it ever realised?', Irish Architectural and Decorative studies 7 (2004), 32-59(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HAROLD'S CROSS ROAD, MOUNT JEROME CEMETERY
Date: ?
Nature: Morrison family monument.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 79

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NUTLEY LANE (MERRION), NUTLEY (ELM PARK GOLF CLUB)
Date: ?
Nature: Attr. to WVM by F. O'Dwyer (in conversation) on basis of affinites with Oak Park, Co. Carlow..
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 186

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LANGFORD LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: J.A.K. Dean (in correspondence) notes features which recall WVM in photographs of gate, lodge & portico. (House demolished)
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 186

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, COUNTY GAOL
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed additions.
Refs: Undated booklet of plans and elevations of additions to County Antrim Gaol at Carrickfergus in PRONI, LA/1/8/JA/109 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Author Title Date Details
Morrison, John (md) 'Life of the late William Vitruvius Morrison of Dublin, architect' 1844 John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1844), Pt. 1, 1-8; reprinted in DB 1, 1 Jun 1859, 72, and again in IB 57, 5,19 Jun 1915, 271,278.