Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE

Name: KEANE, JOHN BENJAMIN
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1829
Nature: Competition entrant. Proposed design exh. RHA 1829.
Refs: RHA 1829, no. 275

Name: DEANE, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1829-1830
Nature: Thomas Deane & Kearns Deane were competition entrants Shared 1st premium with G.R.Pain and claimed credit for design (see O'Dwyer, Holohan). Paid for furnishing offices, 1836.
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); PRO/SPO OP 1837/100 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); model of 'premium design' by TD & Kearns Deane exh. Cork, 1852; IB 5, 15 Mar 1863, says front of building is by Thomas Deane; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 18; Patrick Holohan, 'Cork Courthouse: the Pains, the Deanes, the Stonecutters', JCHAS 111 (2006), 77-106

Name: DEANE, KEARNS
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830
Nature: Thomas Deane and KD shared lst premium with Pains.
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); drawing and model exh. Cork Society for Promoting the Fine Arts, 1831 (Cork Constitution, 6 Apr 1830,7 Aug 1831 (references from Kenneth Severens); model of 'premium design' by KD & Thomas Deane exh. National Exhibition of the Arts, Manufactures & Products, Cork, 1852 (IALE, I, 179); B 5, 15 Mar 1863, says front of building is by Thomas Deane; Patrick Holohan, 'Cork Courthouse: the Pains, the Deanes, the Stonecutters', JCHAS 111 (2006), 77-106

Name: MORRISON, WILLIAM VITRUVIUS
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830
Nature: Competition entrant. Awarded 3rd prize.
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: PAIN, GEORGE RICHARD
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1830-35
Nature: J & GR Pain shared 1st premium with Thomas Deane and their design chosen for executeion. G.R. Pain awarded contract, 1830. Corinthian. £22,000. In progress, 1833. Completed by Dec 1835. (Burnt down in 1891.)
Refs: The Constitution, 6 Apr 1830 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); NLI MS. 1657; NA/SPO OP 1837/100, according to which Cork City Grand Jury Presentments, Spring 1832, included payment of £2,000 to GRP for building new court houses (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Irish Penny Magazine 1, 6 Apr 1833, 105-7, names G.R. Pain as architect and contractor; Jonathan Binns, The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland (1837), II, 146; J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; APSD II, C, 148; VI, P,7; Mark. Bence-Jones, 'Two pairs of architect brothers', Country Life 142, 10 Aug 1967, 306(illus.),307-308; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 185-188(illus.); Patrick Holohan, 'Cork Courthouse: the Pains, the Deanes, the Stonecutters', JCHAS 111 (2006), 77-106

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM, & SON
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1891
Nature: Placed second in competition for rebuilding after fire.
Refs: IB 33, 1 Nov 1891, 247; 43, 27 Feb 1901, 643

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1891-1895
Nature: WHH wins competition for rebuilding after fire. Contractor: Samuel Hill, Cork. Tenders invited, Apr 1892. Completed 1895 but not formally opened until 3 Sep 1896. Eventual cost: £27,000.
Refs: Drawings, 1891, in Cork City and County Archives, County Surveyor's Office drawings, CCS02;   plans and elevations sold Mealy's, Castlecomer, 4 Dec 2012, Lot 530, illus. in catalogue, p. 49 (copy in IAA, RP.C.107.5);  IAA, PKS 0717, B17/08, A07 (March-Apr 1892, p.426); IB 33, 1 Oct,1 Nov 1891, 215,239,247; 34, 15 Apr,1 May,15 Jun 1892, 98-99,136; 37, 15 Mar 1895, 80,94; 38, 15 Sep 1896, 195; 88, 14 Dec 1946, 830;  Irish Times, 9 Feb 1895.

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, WASHINGTON STREET, COURT HOUSE
Date: 1904;1907
Nature: Additional council chamber and other works. By W.H. Hill & Son. Contractor: E.B. McSwiney & Co. £1,536. Alts. to council chamber, 1907 (£750).
Refs: IB 46, 2,16,30 Jul 1904, 422,458,496; 48, 2 Jun 1906, 444; 49, 9 Mar 1907, 178; B 87, 2 Jul 1904, 28 (advt. for tenders); 49, 9 Mar 1907, 178