Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 350. In Ireland Penrose designed the lower terrace on the south front of Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow, for Mervyn Edward, seventh Viscount Powerscourt in 1874-5.(1) Fourteen drawings for this scheme are in the Powerscourt albums in the Irish Architectural Archive.(2)



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(1) IB 17, 15 Nov 1875, 322.
(2) Acc. 89/62, 3/40/1 - 3/53/1.


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Building: CO. WICKLOW, POWERSCOURT
Date: 1874-75
Nature: Lower or garden terrace on S front. For Mervyn Edward, 7th Viscount Powerscourt. Contractor: George Moyers, Dublin. Clerk of Works: Hawkins. Cost between £4,000 and £5,000.
Refs: 14 drawings signed and dated 1874 and 1875 in IAA, Powerscourt Albums, Acc. 89/62, 3/40/1 - 3/53/1;  IB 17, 15 Nov 1875, 322.