Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, VILLIERS ALMSHOUSE

Name: PAIN, JAMES
Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, VILLIERS ALMSHOUSE
Date: 1826-27
Nature: New Tudor Gothic almshouse. With G.R. Pain. For Protestant and Presbyterian widows. Funded by endowment from will of Mrs Hannah Villiers. Opened 1827.
Refs: Patrick Fitzgerald & John James McGregor, The history, topography, and antiquities, of the county and city of Limerick (Dublin, 1826-7), II, 605-6;   P.J. Lynch, 'James and George Richard Pain', IB 61, 22 Nov 1919, 526;   David Lee, 'James and George Pain - Gothic Architects' in David Lee & Christine Gonzalez, eds., Georgian Limerick 1714-1845, II (Limerick Civic Trust, 2000), 250,251(illus.); David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 239-240(illus.)