Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Engineer who won the competition for designing a new bridge over the River Foyle in Derry in 1857. The assessor was Sir WILLIAM CUBITT WILLIAM CUBITT , and the fact that Long had previously been an assistant in his office drew some adverse comment. His design was not executed, apparently because he took up a job in Bengal instead.(1)



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(1) Letter from G.R. Long to the editor in B 16, 2 Jan 1858, 16.


1 work entries listed in chronological order for LONG, GEORGE ROGERS


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Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, BRIDGE OVER RIVER FOYLE
Date: 1858
Nature: GRL winner of competition but his design not executed because he took up a job in Bengal.
Refs: B 16, 2 Jan 1858, 16