Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, of Liverpool, for whom see his obituary in The Builder 96, 6 February 1909, 157,(1) A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (1985), 275, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 296. Edward Augustus Lyle Ould practised in partnership with George Enoch Grayson and George Hastwell Grayson as Grayson & Ould and was much employed by Lever Brothers at Port Sunlight, Cheshire. In Dublin Ould designed the Sunlight Building at the corner of Parliament Street and Essex Quay, dismissed by the Irish Builder as 'extraordinary and at once pretentious and mean'.(2)



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(1) According to this source, he was a son of the Rev. Fielding Ould, thus presumably a descendant of Sir Fielding Ould (1710-1789), Master of the Dublin Lying In Hospital, whose granddaughter Eliza married Sir Richard Morrison.
(2) IB 47, 29 Jul 1905, 525.


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PARLIAMENT STREET, NO. 021 (SUNLIGHT BUILDING)
Date: 1905a
Nature: New office building for Lever Bros, 'extraordinary and at once pretentious and mean'.
Refs: IB 47, 29 Jul 1905, 525;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 370-371.