Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)

Name: PAPWORTH, GEORGE
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1849-52
Nature: New asylum. One of second series erected by Board of Works in Ireland. In progress of erection, 1850. Opened 1852. Cost: £21,500.
Refs: Design exh. (by C.W. Papworth) at RHA 1850, no. 356; B 8, 10 Aug,14 Sep 1850, 375,436; 11, 22 Jan 1853, 60; 13, 31 Mar 1855, 150; APSD, K, 20; L, 153; P, 40; 45th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1896), 15; illus. in Tom Boyle, Kilkenny county Council: A Century of Local Government (Kilkenny County Council, 1999), 111

Name: OWEN, ENOCH TREVOR
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1867-68
Nature: Adaptation of existing terrace house by adding two single storey bays to ground floor, all 4 bays rusticated.
Refs: Drawing signed C.L[anauze], 5 Oct 1867, examined by J.H. Mellon & E.T.Owen, Jun 1868, contract, 19 Oct 1868, in NA, OPW records, old ref. B.7.14

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1871
Nature: Tenders invited for raising a storey on 2 rear buildings and addition to wash house.
Refs: IB 13, 15 Jan 1871, advertisement

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1892-93;1897-99
Nature: Proposed RC chapel and other works (dining hall, 2 connecting wings, fire escape wings, convaersion of old chapel into dormitory, water softening house). With Richard Langrishe. Builder: Cleere. Further works incl. Protestant church, 1897-99.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0726, B15/66, B18/30, A07 (Aug 1892-May 1893,p.445); IB 35, 15 May 1893, 122; 42nd Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1893), 9; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 247

Name: JERVOIS, WILLIAM SAMPSON
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1893-1897?
Nature: Clerk of works.
Refs: Jones, with cryptic ref: 'in B [?Builder] from 1 Nov 1893 to 23 Aug 1897'

Name: LANGRISHE, RICHARD
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1893;1898
Nature: Proposed RC chapel and other works (dining hall, 2 connecting wings, fire escape wings, conversion of old chapel into dormitory, water softening house). With Thomas Drew. Clerk of Works: Lorenzo Baker. Builder: W.K. Cleere. Further? works incl. Protestant church, 1897-99.(But H.R. Langrishe says that all refs. are to the same chapel, which was intended for RCs but ended by being for Protestants.)
Refs: IAA, PKS 0726, B15/66, B18/30, A07 (Aug 1892-May 1893,p.445); IB 35, 15 May 1893, 122; 42nd Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1893), 9; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 247; typescript biography of Richard Langrishe by Hugh R. Langrishe (2007), 59.

Name: BAKER, LORENZO
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1898a
Nature: Protestant chapel. Architect: Richard Langrishe, with Thomas Drew. Clerk of works: LB. Contractor: W.K. Cleere.
Refs: Typescript biography of Richard Langrishe by Hugh R. Langrishe (2007), 59

Name: KELLY, THOMAS [2]
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1935
Nature: Verandah.
Refs: IB 77, 18 May,15 Jun 1935, 430,530

Name: WINTERS, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1936
Nature: Adds. costing £87,670. Archts: Winters & [Rupert] Jones.
Refs: IB 78, 7 Mar 1936, 211

Name: JONES, RUPERT
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1936
Nature: Adds. costing £87,670. Archts: [J.J.]Winters & [Rupert] Jones.
Refs: IB 78, 7 Mar 1936, 211

Name: DOWNES & MEEHAN
Building: CO. KILKENNY, KILKENNY, DUBLIN ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (ST CANICE'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1953-54
Nature: Alts. & extension, new dining hall & kitchen; house.
Refs: IB 95, 14 Mar 1953, 274; 96, 13 Mar 1954, 265