Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, of Truro, Cornwall, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 832, and the website of the Silvanus Trevail Society.  His only known work in Ireland is Woodside, Shrewsbury Road, Dublin, a red brick villa 'of palatial proportions', built for the iron and brass founder John C. Parkes, circa 1903.(1)



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(1) Designs in Cornwall County Record Office, Truro, and set of blueprints in Representative Church Body Library, Dublin, GH/36;  IB 45, 19 Nov 1903, 2092; 47, 29 Jul 1905, 522.


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SHREWSBURY ROAD, NO. 018 (WOODSIDE)
Date: 1903a
Nature: New house 'of the modern villa type but of palatial proportions, in red brick and yellow terracotta', for John C. Parkes, iron and brass founder. Completed 1903. (Later became CI Archbishop's Palace)
Refs: Designs in Cornwall County Record Office, Truro, and set of blueprints in Representative Church Body Library, Dublin, GH/36;  IB 45, 19 Nov 1903, 2092; 47, 29 Jul 1905, 522.