Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 825, and A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (1985), 351. In Ireland Charles Harrison Townsend designed Advarna, Falls Road, Shankill, Co. Dublin, for Frederick W. Meredith circa 1905.(1)

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(1) Designs in RIBA drawings collection, see Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects T-Z (1984), 46, and British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/ghtidg065U/MAIN_CAT/275190106/9 (last visited Apr 2009); photocopies of drawings in IAA, Jones file. According to the directories, Meredith lived in a house called Clonasleigh, while a Miss Balfour lived in Ardvarna. Both houses first appear in the directories at some point between 1900 and 1907.


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, SHANKILL, FALLS ROAD, ADVARNA
Date: 1903ca
Nature: New house for Frederick W. Meredith.
Refs: Designs in RIBA drawings collection, see Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects T-Z (1984), 46, and British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/ghtidg065U/MAIN_CAT/275190106/9 (last visited Apr 2009); photocopies of drawings in IAA, Jones file.