Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 335-6. W.D. Caroe's recorded Irish work is all in Co. Dublin, most notably Kilteragh, the house he designed at Foxrock for Sir Horace Plunkett in 1905. He also designed a clock tower for Leopardstown racecourse and works at Power's Distillery in John's Lane, Dublin, and at St Helen's, Booterstown.

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4 work entries listed in chronological order for CAROE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS #


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, LEOPARDSTOWN, RACECOURSE
Date: 1889
Nature: Clock turret.
Refs: RA 1889, no. 1837

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, JOHN'S LANE WEST (& THOMAS STREET), POWER'S DISTILLERY
Date: 1897ca-1898
Nature: New 6-bay offices. Plasterer: Mssrs. Rome. Extended round corner with John's Lane, 1905.
Refs: IAA, PKS B18/38; Building News 73, 1 Oct 1897, 492; IB 47, 29 Jul 1905, 522;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 651.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, FOXROCK, WESTMINSTER ROAD, KILTERAGH
Date: 1905
Nature: For Sir Horace Plunkett. Contractor: James Kiernan, Dublin
Refs: IAA, PKS B20/38; RA 1905, no. 1430; B 89, 23 Sep 1905, 322 (plans, also two pls. showing perspective views) ; IB 47, 29 Jul 1905, 522; 48, 13 Jan 1906, 18; 52, 8 Jan 1910, 11,12 (illus.); 76, 11 Aug 1934, 658; AJ 22, 27 Dec 1905, 14 supplement.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, STILLORGAN ROAD (BOOTERSTOWN), ST HELEN'S
Date: ?
Nature: Renovation, for Sir John Nutting.
Refs: IB 47, 29 Jul 1905, 522