Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE

Name: BINDON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1738ca
Nature: Alterations; attr. to FB suggested by Knight of Glin
Refs: BIGS, 10, Nos. 2 & 3, Apr-Sep 1967, 10

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1810ca
Nature: Gothic gateway, for William St Lawrence, 2nd Earl of Howth. Attr. to RM on basis of similarity with his design for gates for Lismore Cathedral.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 106,118(illus.)

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1825
Nature: Proposed works at, with William Murray. For 3rd Earl of Howth.
Refs: 4 plans in NLI, AD 1818-1833

Name: PAIN, JAMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1825
Nature: Unexecuted plans. With G.R. Pain. For 3rd Earl of Howth.
Refs: Photographs in NLI, AD 1818-1833

Name: LOUCH, JOHN HOWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1828
Nature: 4 plans.
Refs: 4 plans at Howth Castle (negative photocopies in NLI AD 1826-1829).

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1840?
Nature: Proposed alts., only partly executed (i.e. to SW wing), for Thomas St Lawrence, 3rd Earl of Howth.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 106-107(illus.)

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1841p (?1849)
Nature: Gothicization of stables, for Thomas St Lawrence, 3rd Earl of Howth.
Refs: A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 106-107

Name: MAGUIRE, JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1872
Nature: 'neat gate lodge' neart Deer Park completed.
Refs: IB 14, 15 Dec 1872, 343

Name: HOGAN, JAMES, & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1875a
Nature: 'A large amount of work' recently completed.
Refs: James Hogan & Sons, advertisement in Freeman's Journal, 6 Nov 1875

Name: HIGGINBOTHAM, FREDERICK WILLIAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1909
Nature: Water distribution system for castle & demesne. Contrs: McKee & McNally, Dungannon.
Refs: IB 51, 7 Aug 1909, 509

Name: HIGGINBOTHAM, FREDERICK WILLIAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1910
Nature: FWH, estate engineer, acting as supervising architect for extensive alts. designed by Edwin Lutyens for Julian Charles Gaisford St Lawrence.
Refs: IB 52, 28 May 1910, 346

Name: LUTYENS, EDWIN LANDSEER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: 1910-11
Nature: Alts. & addition of new wing, including tower, loggia, corridors, library, chapel. Contractor: R.E. Mellon, Rathgar. work carried out under supervision of F.W. Higginbotham, estate engineer.
Refs: Drawings & correspondence at house (photographs of draswings in IAA);  IB 52, 5,14 May 1910, 150,313-4; 53, 4 Mar 1911, 146;  Freeman's Journal, 23 Sep 1910;   Country Life 40, 1 Jul 1916, 14; Margaret Richardson, Catalogue of the Drawings collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: Edwin Lutyens (1973), 24.

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, HOWTH CASTLE
Date: ?
Nature: Works at same.
Refs: Builder's estimate for works at castle by WM among missing items from Murray Collection as listed in 1940s (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 352)