Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1710-1725
Nature: Various works supervised by TB
Refs: TCD muniments, MUN P/2/44, 48, 52, 55, 59; Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 36

Name: DARLEY, MOSES *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1734
Nature: MD stonecutter.
Refs: E.McParland, 'Trinity College, Dublin - II', Country Life, 13 May 1976, 1243

Name: CASTLE, RICHARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1741
Nature: Tennis court. Attr. to RC by Kinight of Glin.
Refs: The Knight of Glin, 'Richard Castle, architect, his biography and works' in BIGS 7, no. 1 (Jan - Mar 1964), 32-38

Name: STAPLETON, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1793
Nature: Bryan Bolger measures plastering by MS at new bath house, medicine garden.
Refs: NA/PRO Bolger MSS, 1A/58/128

Name: WOODGATE, ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1799ca
Nature: 'I…have been spoke to by the Provost of the College to execute the remaining part of Sir Willm. Chambers's plan (a Tower & Spire) that finishes the Center of the Side of a Square'.
Refs: Letter from RW to Soane, 18 Nov 1799, Sir John Soane's Museum archive: Private correspondence XV.A.2.5.

Name: STAPLETON, GEORGE *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1803;1808
Nature: Painting and whitaening, 1803; painting and whiteneing in Dr Sandes chambers and Rev Dr Magee's chambers, 1808;
Refs: NA/PRO Bolger MSS, 1A/58/125,127

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1813
Nature: FJ consulted re Botany Bay (because of problems in laying secure foundations for building designed by Richard Morrison).
Refs: TCD Register, 31 Aug 1813 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: MORRISON, WILLIAM VITRUVIUS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1829ca
Nature: Unexecuted proposal for improvements including belfry.
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1829, no. 260, and Royal Dublin Society Art Exhibition 1858, no. 705, lent by Miss Morrison; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 178

Name: CAROLIN, CHARLES *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1842
Nature: C, R & J Carolin builders of new greenhouse at Botanic Garden. (Moved to new botanic garden at Ballsbridge 1800ca.)
Refs: TCD muniments, MUN 3/2/300 (32-34)

Name: BURTON, DECIMUS #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1849;1852
Nature: Reports on proposed sites for campanile, 1849. Invited to submit plans for new lecture rooms but declines, 1852.
Refs: TCD Muniments, MUN/P/2/312,326;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),399-400.

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1852
Nature: Paid £10-10s for design for Lincoln Place entrance.
Refs: TCD Muniments, MUN/P/2/320/14

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1865
Nature: Proposed screen wall or arcade and? screen wall between quadrangle and fellows garden. Estimated cost of work of P. Reilly, stonecutter, £262 (3rd estimate)
Refs: IAA, PKS B03/15, A03 (Mar 1865, p.69v)

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1870
Nature: Extensive drainage. Contractor: Wardropp. Cost: £4,000
Refs: IB 12, 1 Oct 1870, 228; Architect 4, 8 Oct 1870, 209

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1870
Nature: New base wall and railings in front and along College St. Contractor: John Nolan. Railings by Turner.
Refs: IB 12, 15 Jan,1 Jun 1870, 24,56,133;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 389.

Name: BUTLER, JOHN STERLING
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1870
Nature: Proposed improvements to College St front
Refs: RHA 1870, no. 250

Name: MCCURDY & MITCHELL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1873-74
Nature: Proposal for reading room connected with library, chemical laboratory, and chambers facing Campanile submitted in limited competition with T.N. Deane. McC's design for arcaded single storey laboratory praised by IB reviewer of RIAI exhibition, 6 Jan 1874.
Refs: Trinity College muniments, MUN/P/2/385,391; reading room designs repr. & discussed by Edward McParland in C.H. Holland, ed., Trinity College Dublin and the idea of a university (1991), 164(illus.),178; IB 16, 1 Feb 1874, 32

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1874
Nature: Proposal for reading room connected with library, chemical laboratory, and chambers facing Campanile submitted in limited competition with John McCurdy.
Refs: IB 16, 1 Feb 1874, 32

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1878
Nature: Proposed bridge linking Museum Building and Library. Estimated cost: £2,200. Proposed residential block containing new museum.
Refs: Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 389-90

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1901
Nature: Alts. to physiology and natural history museums. Builder: William Beckett.
Refs: TCD muniments, MUN/P/2/417,418

Name: STIRLING, ROBERT JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1908
Nature: New gate lodge in Lincoln Place being constructed. Contractor: G.W. Scott & Co.
Refs: IB 50, 25 Jul 1908, 465

Name: DEANE, THOMAS MANLY (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: 1912-13
Nature: Proposed new reading room.
Refs: Drawings in TCD, ms. MUN/MC/36), repr. in E.J. McParland, 'The College buildings', in C.H. Holland, ed., Trinity College Dublin and the idea of a university (1991), 176,177.

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: Unexecuted proposal for two new blocks of buildings. ?By JMcC.
Refs: Unsigned, undated drawing in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17.27

Name: MALLET, ROBERT [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: Palisading and railing along Nassau St designed and erected by RM. Standards moulded by Edward Toomey.
Refs: Min.Proc.Inst.CE 68 (1881-82), 299-300; IB 24, 15 May 1882, 146;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 389.

Name: COCKBURN, GILBERT [1] *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, TRINITY COLLEGE
Date: ?
Nature: GC contractor for New Square and museums
Refs: DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43