Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Wexford, who is said to have supervised the building of Mount Melleray Abbey, Co. Waterford, from circa 1833.  The masons were initially brothers of the monastery, and Murphy is said to have later joined the community himself.(1)



References

All information is from Rev. A.J. Luddy, Story of Mount Melleray (1932).


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Building: CO. WATERFORD, MOUNT MELLERAY ABBEY (CAPPOQUIN)
Date: 1832-35ca
Nature: Exiled Cistercians from France arrived Jun 1832 and 'in about three years' built abbey in form of quadrangle with church on one side. Nearly finished in 1835-36.
Refs: Catholic Directory (1836), 134;  Rev. A.J. Luddy, Story of Mount Melleray (1932), ?.