Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Glasgow, for whom see the Dictionary of Scottish Architects  ( www.scottisharchitects.org.uk ). In Ireland William Spence designed Gilford Castle, Co. Down, for Benjamin Dickson in 1855 and Elmfield House, Gilford, for Benjamin Dickson's brother James in 1856.

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  www.scottisharchitects.org.uk citing information from J.A.K. Dean.


3 work entries listed in chronological order for SPENCE, WILLIAM [1]#


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Building: CO. DOWN, GILFORD CASTLE
Date: 1855
Nature: New house for Benjamin Dickson.
Refs: www.scottisharchitects.org.uk, citing Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (2nd edition, 1988), supplement.

Building: CO. DOWN, GILFORD, ELMFIELD HOUSE
Date: 1856
Nature: New house for James Dickson, brother of Benjamin Dickson of Gilford Castle.
Refs: www.scottisharchitects.org.uk, citing information from J.A.K. Dean.

Building: CO. DONEGAL, MULROY HOUSE
Date: 1862
Nature: 'I am at present in communication with Mr William Spence of Glasgow for the erection of a mansion house and offices at Rawros in the Manor of Vaughan and county of Donegal, the probable cost of which will be between £4,000 and £5,000.' (Second codicil to will of William Sydney Clements, 3rd Earl of Leitrim).
Refs: A.P.W. Malcomson, The Clements Archive (Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2010), 43.