Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND

Name: T.M.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)
Refs: RIA Pamphlet 838/9 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: ROBSON, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.) Exhibits design at RA, 1804.
Refs: RA 1804, no. 885

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: RM unsuccessful competition entrant.  (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection (Acc. 2006/65);  Brenda Doyle, 'Catalogue of Architectural Drawings entered for the Competition held in 1802-3 for the alteration of the Old Parliament House, Dublin, to the Bank of Ireland', thesis submitted to Trinity College, Dublin, for the Moderatorship Part II Examination, April 1986, 28,31, Pls.64-67; E.McParland, 'The Bank and the Visual Arts', in F.S.L. Lyons, ed., Bicentenary Essays Bank of Ireland 1783-1983 (1983), 105, Pls. 45-48; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 176-7(illus.)

Name: LOUCH, RICHARD LUCIUS [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection (Acc. 2006/65); see Brenda Doyle, 'Catalogue of architectural drawings entered for the competition…for the alteration of the Old Parliament House…to the Bank of Ireland', Moderatorship (Part II) thesis, Trinity College, Dublin, 1986, 31-32, Pl. 70

Name: BROWN, THOMAS [3]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)
Refs: Drawing(s) in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection (Acc. 2006/65); competitors' engraved elevation with additions in pencil by Brown showing proposed in IAA, Maurice Craig collection, Acc. 2000/92

Name: A.W.B. #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)
Refs: Bank of Ireland drawings collection

Name: BAKER, HENRY AARON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Winning but unexecuted entry in competition. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)  Entry submitted under motto 'T.V.'.
Refs: Drawing(s) in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection (Acc. 2006/65);  H.A. Baker, Necessary Observations addressed to the Governors and Directors of the Bank of Ireland…by a Candidate (1803);  Freeman's Journal, 28 June 1803; Brenda Doyle, 'Catalogue of Architectural Drawings entered for the Competition held in 1802-3 for the alteration of the Old Parliament House, Dublin, to the Bank of Ireland', theses submitted to Trinity College, Dublin, for the Moderatorship Part II Examination, April 1986; E.McParland, 'The Bank and the Visual Arts', in F.S.L. Lyons, ed., Bicentenary Essays Bank of Ireland 1783-1983 (1983), 104-105, Pls. 42,43,44

Name: FOULSTON, JOHN #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)  Awarded 2nd prize of 150 guineas.
Refs: Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 391.

Name: GOOD, JOSEPH HENRY #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.) Winner of 4th prize.
Refs: Brenda Doyle, 'Catalogue of architectural drawings entered for the competition…for the alteration of the Old Parliament House…to the Bank of Ireland', Moderatorship (Part II) thesis, Trinity College, Dublin, 1986, 61-63;  Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 433; 

Name: WOODS, JOSEPH #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803
Nature: Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)  Winner of 3rd prize.
Refs: Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) , 1146.

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1803-1808
Nature: Architect for conversion from Parliament House into bank, though not the winner of the architectural competition. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.) Designed cash office on site of entrance hall and ante-room of House of Commons.
Refs: Whitelaw, Warburton & Walsh, History of Dublin (1818), I, 532-3,'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; Dublin Penny Journal 3 (1834-35), xi; E.McParland, 'The Bank and the Visual Arts', in F.S.L. Lyons, ed., Bicentenary Essays Bank of Ireland 1783-1983 (1983), 101-116;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 380,383,386,Pl.50,51.


Name: WILSON, T. #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1804
Nature: Competition entrant?  (Competition announced, Aug 1802.)  Exhibited  'Design for an entrance front to the Bank of Ireland from Foster Place, Dublin' at Royal Academy, 1804.
Refs: RA 1904, no. 857

Name: THORP, CHARLES [1] *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1804
Nature: CR paid £400 for work as plasterer and painter.
Refs: C.P. Curran, Dublin Decorative Plasterwork of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (1967), 76

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1808
Nature: Guard house (entrance on Foster Pl).
Refs: Bank of Ireland drawings collection (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 419.


Name: SMYTH, EDWARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1808a
Nature: Statues of Hibernia, Fidelity and Commerce, from sketches by John Flaxman. (But different account given in DPJ I, 15 Dec 1832, 193, which says that statues 'were executed by...John Smyth, that of Hibernia being modelled by his father, and the other two by the celebrated Flaxman'.)
Refs: F.G. Hall, The Bank of Ireland 1783-1946 (1949), 464-7;  Viola B.M Barrow, 'Edward Smyth', a talk read to the Old Dublin Society in 1979 and published Dublin Historical Record 52, no. 1 (Spring 1999), 72-73; Patrick Lenehan, 'Edward Smyth, Dublin's Sculptor', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 1989-1990, 72-73

Name: FLAXMAN, JOHN *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1808a
Nature: Statues of Hibernia, Fidelity and Commerce, executed by Edward Smyth from sketches by JF. (But different account given in DPJ I, 15 Dec 1832, 193, which says that statues 'were executed by...John Smyth, that of Hibernia being modelled by his father, and the other two by the celebrated Flaxman'.)
Refs: F.G. Hall, The Bank of Ireland 1783-1946 (1949), 464-7;  Viola B.M Barrow, 'Edward Smyth', a talk read to the Old Dublin Society in 1979 and published Dublin Historical Record 52, no. 1 (Spring 1999), 72-73; Patrick Lenehan, 'Edward Smyth, Dublin's Sculptor', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 1989-1990, 72-73;;Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 35(illus., figs. 36,37).

Name: SMYTH, JOHN [4]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1808a
Nature: According to DPJ, JS executed statues of Hibernia, Fidelity and Commerce, 'that of Hibernia being modelled by his father, and the other two by the celebrated Flaxman'. Other accounts say that all 3 statues were executed by Edward Smyth from designs by Flaxman. According to Casey statues were carved by Edward and John Smyth were erected on pediment in 1809
Refs: Dublin Penny Journal I, 15 Dec 1832, 193;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 35;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 383.

Name: KIRK, THOMAS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1808p
Nature: Relief of military trophies over entrance to guard house in Foster Place. TK paid £232.1s for same. Also designed statue of George III, executed by John Bacon the younger, 1813.
Refs: J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw & R. Walsh, History of the City of Dublin (1818), I, 533;  F.G. Hall, The Bank of Ireland 1783-1946 (1949), 468;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010),

Name: BACON, JOHN [2]*#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1813
Nature: Statue of George III executed by JB to design by Thomas Kirk. (In Maynooth College, Co. Kildare, 2010.)
Refs: Engraving of statue with dedicatory inscription by JB for sale by Bloomsbury Auctions, 4 Nov 2010, Lot 326;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press:  New Haven & London, 2010), 12(illus.)

Name: SIBTHORPE, HENRY & SON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1863-65;1870-71
Nature: Painting work.
Refs: IAA, PKS B02/07, B03/30, B05/08

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1889
Nature: Improvements to courtyard & entrance gates. Repaving of courtyard with Cordingley & Sons patent granite concrete; new railings by Kennan & Sons. Base of Ballyknocken granite.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Jul,15 Sep 1889, 175,239; Daily Express, 9 Sep 1889; B 57, 14 Sep 1889, 197

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1899
Nature: R.C. Millar diary has entry, 'Clearing house plans', 19 Jan 1899.
Refs: Diary of R.C. Millar in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1919
Nature: Alts. Estimated cost: £6,162.
Refs: Drawings for various works to bank, 1900-1930, in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection, Acc. 2006/65;  IAA, PKS 0981, B22/28 and A09 (Mar 1919)

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1924
Nature: Adds. & alts. including new strong rooms. Contractor: G. & T. Crampton. Estimated costs: £4,770 and £2,350.
Refs: Drawings for various works to bank, 1900-1930, in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection, Acc. 2006/65;  IAA, PKS 0065, 0066, A09 (May, Jul 1924)

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1925
Nature: Alts. & adds. Estimated cost: £7,538. Builder: Alex Hull.
Refs: Drawings for various works to bank, 1900-1930, in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection, Acc. 2006/65;  IAA, PKS 0067, A09 (Apr 1925)

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1926a
Nature: Conversion of large library in Foster Place into staff luncheon room with new staff dining room, with servery, steam cooking plant, &c.
Refs: Drawings for various works to bank, 1900-1930, in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection, Acc. 2006/65;  IB 68, 16 Oct 1926, 788;  MS recollections of A.G.C. Millar, IAA, Acc. 77/6.30/9(4)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1930
Nature: Proposed foreign exchange office for Bank of Ireland. Probably by A.G.C. Millar.
Refs: Drawing, 1930, in IAA, Bank of Ireland drawings collection (Acc. 2006/65).

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1933
Nature: Alts. Estimated cost: £10,768. Builder: Isaac Copeland & Son.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0188, 0994, A09 (Apr 1933)

Name: SIBTHORPE, HENRY & SON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1936
Nature: Proposed decorative scheme for Cash Hall.
Refs: 2 drawings by C. O'Sullivan in IAA, Sibthorpe Collection Acc. 78/22.A5(a,b) also photographs of former House of Lords chamber in IAA (009/033 Y1, Y2)

Name: BRADBURY, EDWIN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1944
Nature: Renovation of College Green front and repair of stonework.
Refs: Ruth McManus, Crampton Built (Dublin: G. & T. Crampton, 2008),  149(illus.).

Name: MILLAR, HERBERT VIVIAN (TOBY)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: 1951;1954
Nature: New kitchens and porter's apartments.
Refs: IAA, PKS 1047, 0593

Name: COCKBURN, GILBERT [1] *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: ?
Nature: GC contractor for new library
Refs: DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: ?
Nature: Electric power house.  Heating and ventilation of offices with hot air.
Refs: MS recollections of A.G.C. Millar, IAA, Acc. 77/6.30/9(3)

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND
Date: ?; 1947
Nature: 'I have made several small alterations to the Head Ofice, the largest being the rebuilding of the Branch Banks & Secretary's department, the reconstruction of the Chief Cashier's house into offices, the conversion of the large library in Foster Place into a Staff lunchion room with its servery & kitchen offices.   A small job but of consederable inportace was reopening a doorway to Westmoreland Street which is a great convenience to the Public.'  Also opening up of vaults beneath bank, 1947..
Refs: MS recollections of A.G.C. Millar, IAA, Acc. 77/6.30/9(4-5);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),