Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Gardener, of Bellevue, Co. Wicklow.   Michael Pennick worked at Bellevue, Co. Wicklow, in the 1790s for Peter La Touche and built two forcing houses in the gardens.(1)   He published poetical descriptions of Belleveue in the Hibernian Magazine for June 1794, October 1794 and May 1795.(2)   He may have been related to the Mr Pennick who had a nursery at Delgany in the later nineteenth century.(3)

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(1) John Ferrar, A view of ancient and modern Dublin, with its improvements to the year 1796. To which is added A tour to Bellevue, in the county of Wicklow, the seat of Peter la Touche, Esq. (Dublin, 1796),  111.
(2) IB 20, 15 Aug 1878, 233.
(3) Ray Desmond, Dictionary of British & Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1994), 545. Desmond describes Pennick as German, however.


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Building: CO. WICKLOW, BELLEVUE (DELGANY)
Date: 1791;1792
Nature: MP erected 2 forcing houses for Peter La Touche in 1791 and 1792.
Refs: John Ferrar, A view of ancient and modern Dublin, with its improvements to the year 1796. To which is added A tour to Bellevue, in the county of Wicklow, the seat of Peter la Touche, Esq. (Dublin, 1796),  111.