BROOKS, JAMES #
- Born: 1825 Died: 1901
Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1900 (RIBA, 2001), I, 266. In 1873-1877 Brooks supervised additions and alterations to Humewood, Co. Wicklow, for William Wentworth Fitzwilliam Hume Dick, as well as additions to St Peter's church, Kiltegan, near the entrance gates of the house.
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|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, HUMEWOOD|
|Nature:||Additions, consisting of additional storey on N wing and circular tower at end of stable block.|
|Refs:||Front and rear elevations of proposed alterations in IAA, Acc. 2012/004; M. Girouard, The Victorian Country House, 262 .|
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, KILTEGAN, CHURCH OF ST PETER (CI)|
|Nature:||Additions in 13th century French Gothic style, comprising sanctuary clerestory, south aisle and arcade; also Hume family mausoleum in Early Christian style with steep stone roof.
Building News, 12 Nov 1875, illus. (repr. Archiseek, http://two.archiseek.com/archives/5475 (last visited Jan 2010); ; design for S aisle and mausoleum exh. RA 1877, no. 1220; Maurice Craig, The Architecture of Ireland from the earliest times to 1880 (London & Dublin, 1982), 322; exterior illus. in Clergy of Cashel and Emly; Clergy of Leighlin (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2012), 267; exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 351.