Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect and/or builder, active at Mount Ievers, Co. Clare, in 1736-37, when he was responsible for completing the house begun by his father, JOHN ROTHERY. JOHN ROTHERY. (1) Three other houses in Co. Cork - Bowen's Court, Newmarket Court and Doneraile Court - have also been attributed to Isaac Rothery.

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References



(1) Mark Girouard, 'Mount Ievers, Co. Clare', Country Life 132, 8 Nov 1962, 1152.


4 work entries listed in chronological order for ROTHERY, ISAAC


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Building: CO. CORK, NEWMARKET COURT
Date: 1725ca
Nature: 'Newmarket Court was built c.1725 to the design of Isaac Rothery, and is similar in appearance to his other masterpieces, Doneraile Court and Bowen's Court….The house was probably built for Richard Aldworth who in 1713 married the Hon. Elizabeth St Leger, daughter of the first Viscount Doneraile of Doneraile Court'' (Habja).
Refs: Georgian Society Records (1909-13) III, 4; Anna-Maria Hajba, Houses of Cork I (2002), 282

Building: CO. CORK, DONERAILE COURT
Date: 1730ca
Nature: Bence Jones says new front 7-bay, 3-storey cut stone front c.1730 'to the design of Isaac Rothery'
Refs: Georgian Society Records (1909-13) III, 4; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 105(illus.)

Building: CO. CLARE, MOUNT IEVERS
Date: 1736-37
Nature: Completion of new house after death of his father, John Rothery. For Henry Ievers, who succeeded to property in 1731.
Refs: Georgian Society Records (1909-13) III, 4; Mark Girouard, 'Mount Ievers, Co. Clare', Country Life 132, 8 Nov 1962, 1152., citing building accounts in house.

Building: CO. CORK, BOWEN'S COURT
Date: 1766-1776
Nature: Attr. to IR by Bence Jones and Habja (though their given date of 1766-76 is much later than any other houses thought to be by IR)
Refs: Georgian Society Records (1909-13) III, 4; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 46(illus.); Anna-Maria Hajba, Houses of Cork I (2002), 81