ROMAINE-WALKER, WILLIAM HENRY #
- Born: 1854 Died: 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)
(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 #
|Building:||CO. WATERFORD, THE ISLAND (WATERFORD)|
|Nature:||Remodelling and addition of E and W wings. (Now (2011) Waterford Castle Hotel).
Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978),
|Building:||CO. MAYO, WESTPORT HOUSE|
|Nature:||Designed terraces on garden front for 5th or 6th Marquess of Sligo.
|Refs:||www.buildingsofireland.ie (last visited, Mar 2016).|