BYRES, JAMES #
- Born: 1734 Died: 1817
Scottish-born architect and cicerone, of Rome, for biography of whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 208-209. In 1789 Byres designed an unexecuted classical scheme for Charleville Forest, Co. Offaly, for the the first Earl of Charleville.(1)
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(1) Signed and dated plan and sections sold at Christie's, 15 Dec 1987, Lots. 10,11 (illus. in catalogue); see also M. Girouard, 'Charleville Forest', Country Life 132, 27 Sep 1962, 710-14.
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|Building:||CO. OFFALY, CHARLEVILLE FOREST|
|Nature:||Unexecuted classical scheme for Charles William, 1st Earl of Charleville.|
|Refs:||Signed and dated drawings sold Christie's, 15 Dec 1987, Lots 10,11 (illus. in catalogue)|