Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001).  At the end of the nineteenth century Romaine-Walker remodelled and added the east and west wings to The Island, Waterford, for Gerald Purcell-Fitzgerald.(1)  Early the following century he also designed the garden front terraces at Westport House, Co. Mayo.(2)



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(1) Mark Bence-Jones,  Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 158-9(illus.); Bence-Jones dates the work to ca 1900, while an undated guide to the house gives the date as 1895.
(2) www.buildingsofireland.ie (last visited, Mar 2016).


2 work entries listed in chronological order for ROMAINE-WALKER, WILLIAM HENRY #


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Building: CO. WATERFORD, THE ISLAND (WATERFORD)
Date: 1895?
Nature: Remodelling and addition of E and W wings. (Now (2011) Waterford Castle Hotel).
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones,  Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978),  


Building: CO. MAYO, WESTPORT HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: Designed terraces on garden front for 5th or 6th Marquess of Sligo.
Refs: www.buildingsofireland.ie (last visited, Mar 2016).