Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Builder, active from the 1690s or earlier, until 1726 or later. Crawley was employed to build Burton Hall, Co. Carlow, and to oversee works at Castle Durrow, Co. Laois, from 1715. His assistants included JOHN COLTSMAN  JOHN COLTSMAN and JOSEPH GILL. JOSEPH GILL.



References

All information in this entry is from Toby Barnard, Making the Grand Figure: Lives and Possessions in Ireland 1641-1770 (2004), 45,46,48,65,119. See also Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 43.


2 work entries listed in chronological order for CRAWLEY, BENJAMIN *


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Building: CO. LAOIS, CASTLE DURROW
Date: 1715-1726
Nature: BC superintends building of same, for William Flower..
Refs: NLI, MS 11455(1) (E.McP files); Toby Barnard, Making the Grand Figure: Lives and Possessions in Ireland 1641-1770 (2004), 46,48,65

Building: CO. CARLOW, BURTON HALL
Date: ?
Nature: BC builder of same, for Alderman Benjamin Burton.
Refs: Toby Barnard, Making the Grand Figure: Lives and Possessions in Ireland 1641-1770 (2004), 45