Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS

Name: PARKE, EDWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1796-1804
Nature: Various work at same, for Dublin Society.
Refs: Royal Dublin Society proceedings (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44).

Name: FERGUSON, DUNCAN CAMPBELL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1842-43
Nature: New glasshouse range.
Refs: E. Charles Nelson & Eileen M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel: a history of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (1987), 106-107(illus.); E.J. Diestelkamp, 'The curvilinear range at the National Botanic Gardens', Mooraea 9 (Dec 1990), 8,12

Name: CLANCY, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1843-44
Nature: WC contractor for epiphyte house.
Refs: Royal Dublin Society council proceedings 80/66, 82/2,10 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Jones, citing ?Berry (or ?White) History of the Royal Dublin Society, 196,279; M. Craig, Dublin 1660-1860 (1952), 298; E. Charles Nelson & Eileen M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel: a history of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (1987), 107; E.J. Diestelkamp, 'The curvilinear range at the National Botanic Gardens', Mooraea 9 (Dec 1990), 12

Name: DARLEY & MONTGOMERY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1844-46
Nature: D & M architects for second phase (west wing & connecting passages) of curvilinear glasshouse range. Contracotr: Richard Turner.
Refs: Royal Dublin Society council proceedings 80/66, 82/2,10 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Jones, citing ?Berry (or ?White) History of the Royal Dublin Society, 196,279; M. Craig, Dublin 1660-1860 (1952), 298; E. Charles Nelson & Eileen M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel: a history of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (1987), 107-110; E.J. Diestelkamp, 'The curvilinear range at the National Botanic Gardens', Mooraea 9 (Dec 1990), 12,14

Name: TURNER, RICHARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1845-48
Nature: 'Curvilinear' glasshouse range. RT responsible for adoption of iron and glass construction in E wing (Archt: Duncan Ferguson. Contractor: William Clancy); contractor.for W wing and connecting corridors (Archt:Frederick Darley), contractor for central dome (Archt:Frederick Darley)
Refs: E.J. Diestelkamp, 'The curvilinear range at the National Botanic Gardens', Mooraea 9 (Dec 1990), 6-34(illus.)

Name: OWEN, JAMES HIGGINS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1861-62
Nature: Palm house. 'There is an intensity of ugliness about this building, seen from the north side, which quite appals one'.(William Robinson in |Gardener's Chrinicle|, 1863) Proved unstable in high winds; series of supports inserted during 1860s and 1870s. Badly damaged by storms in 1883 and replaced 1884.
Refs: Drawing(s) s. & d.? 'R. Suffolk' (draughtsman? contractor?), 1861, in NA, OPW drawings collection, old ref. F.2.5 (incomplete information from Buildings of Ireland files); DB 3, 15 Aug 1861, 598; H.F. Berry, History of the Royal Dublin Society (1915), 196;. E.C. Nelson & E.M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel(1987), 124,126(illus.),193

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1867
Nature: Proposed curator's house.
Refs: Plan, elevations & sections in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 82/49.57

Name: TURNER, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1868
Nature: Widening of wings of existing 'curvilinear range.' Richard Turner also involved in design.
Refs: Drawings (executed by Richard Turner) in NA, OPW drawings, old ref. OPW F.2.5 (repr. in E.J. Diestelkamp, 'The curvilinear range at the National Botanic Gardens', Mooraea 9 (Dec 1990), figs. 22,23)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1868
Nature: Proposed museum & herbarium.
Refs: Drawings, initialled by R.J. Stirling and R.A. Gibbons, 1868, in NA, OPW drawings collection, old ref. F.2.5

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1884
Nature: Palmhouse extension.
Refs: Drawings initialled 'E[dward] K[avanagh]' in NA. OPW drawings collection, old ref. F.2.5

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1896
Nature: Succulent plant house.
Refs: OPW drawings F.2.5

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1896,1898
Nature: Proposed new palm house.
Refs: OPW drawings, F.2.5

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1899
Nature: Proposed tropical fern house.
Refs: OPW drawings, F.2.5.

Name: PENTLAND, JOHN HOWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1912
Nature: Caretaker's lodge. Contractor: B. Pemberton & Son.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0911, B21/81, B22/06

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: 1914
Nature: Propagating pits.
Refs: Drawings, signed by Howard Pentland, 1914, in NA, OPW drawings collection, old ref. F.2.5

Name: BOYD, JAMES [4] *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed fern house range.
Refs: OPW drawings, F.2.5

Name: COOKE, WILLIAM HENRY HOWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, GLASNEVIN ROAD, BOTANIC GARDENS
Date: ?
Nature: Students' hostel.
Refs: IB 81, 11 Nov 1939, 924