Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1718-19
Nature: Designed by TB, who also supervised building. Trustee of hospital from 1717
Refs: NA/PRO (Kew) T1/155/106; Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 36; Rolf Loeber, entry on Burgh in Oxford DNB (2004);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 682, Pl. 18.

Name: WILLS, MICHAEL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1719-1733
Nature: MW clerk of works for building of same to designs by Thomas Burgh. Also accountant from 1730 to 1737.
Refs: IAA, MS. cash book of Michael Wills, Acc. 81/88, 5-32; Christine Casey, '"De architectura": an Irish eighteenth-century gloss', Architectural History 37 (1994), 87;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 682.


Name: WILLS, ISAAC
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1719-1733
Nature: Worked on same as carpenter. Paid £55.8s. on 16 Nov 1732.
Refs: MS. Cash Book of Michael Wills (Acc. 81/88), f.8; E. McParland, Public Architecture in Ireland: 1680-1760 (2001), 84

Name: QUIN, FRANCIS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1719-1733
Nature: Worked under Thomas Burgh on same.
Refs: E. McParland, Public Architecture in Ireland: 1680-1760 (2001), 84

Name: DARLEY, MOSES *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1720-1737
Nature: MD paid for stonecutting work between 1720 and 1737.
Refs: TCD MS 3508(1) (E.McP); account book of Michael Wills, IAA Acc.81/88; E. McParland, Public Architecture in Ireland: 1680-1760 (2001), 84

Name: DARLEY, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1733
Nature: WD working at same.
Refs: TCD MS 3508(1) (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); account book of Michael Wills, IAA Acc.81/88 (where name is spelt 'Darling')

Name: PEARCE, EDWARD LOVETT (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 173?
Nature: Boardroom/library has been attributed to ELP, but Casey questions attribution.
Refs: Howard Colvin and Maurice Craig, Architectural Drawings in the library of Elton Hall by Sir John Vanbrugh and Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (1964), 34; Noreen Casey, 'Hospital Architecture in Dublin' in E.O'Brien, ed., A Portrait of Irish Medicine (1984), 219-220(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),

Name: TRAIL, JOHN (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1797
Nature: Extension to Deputy Master's house, consisting of filling in SW angle of what was formerly an L-shaped house.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 680.


Name: PARKE, EDWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1808
Nature: Work at same.
Refs: Parliamentary Papers 1808, VII (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: WILSON, HUGH *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1835-36
Nature: HW built slender timber lantern on roof Dr Seevens's Hospital. (Renewed in1865.)
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),  682


Name: SYMES, SANDHAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1863;1864
Nature: Improvements to laundry, 1863; new roof and improvements to attic, 1864..
Refs: 3 designs for new roof & improvements to attic, signed S. Symes, 30 Molesworth Street (i.e. Buswell's Hotel), 30 Nov 1864, in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 86/127; DB 5, 1 Aug 1863, 133; Orla McShane, 'The Life and Times of Sandham Symes, Jr', unpublished thesis submitted to Trinity College, Dublin, for Moderatorship Part II Examination, 1988, 44, Pls.104,105

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1865;1868
Nature: Altering and raising of hospital buildings, with mansard roof, tower & dome surmounted by a cupola. JMcC wins competition, 1865, but work not carried out until 1868. Contractor: S.H. Bolton. Estimated cost about £6,000.
Refs: Drawings &c, 1868, in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17, Bin XIII, Roll 3;   undated attic floor plan in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 86/127, folder 5;  DB 7, 15 Jan 1865, 26; 10, 1 Jun 1868, 144;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 683.

Name: BOLTON, SAMUEL HENRY [1]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1868
Nature: Adds. to designs by McCurdy
Refs: IB 10, 1 Jun 1868, 144

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1894-1898
Nature: Unspecified work, 1894; plans passed, 13 Jan 1896; theatre plans passed, 10 Aug 1896; nurses' home plan passed. 30 Dec 1897; nurses' 'at home', 10 Apr 1901. (Much Millar & Syme work removed in 1987 restoration by Arthur Gibney, see Casey.)
Refs: Drawings for nurses' home, 1896-98, and undated designs for converting medical school into fever hospital and fever hospital into dispensary in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 86/127, Folders 1 & 5;  diary of R.C. Millar (entries for May 1894,13 Jan,10 Aug 1896, 30 Dec 1897, 10 Apr 1901) in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),
684

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1899
Nature: Dispensary started 24 Oct.
Refs: Diary of R.C. Millar (entry for 24 Oct 1899) in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1909
Nature: ?Wards in former chapel. (Entry in R.C. Millar's diary,1 Jul 1909; 'Chapel wards at Steevens started'.)
Refs: Diary of R.C. Millar in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1910
Nature: New chapel recently erected in grounds in Georgian style dedicated by Archbishop of Dublin Apr 1910. Contractor: J. & P. Good.
Refs: IB 52, 30 Apr 1910, 282

Name: HICKS, FREDERICK GEORGE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1938
Nature: Sanitary annexe, mortuary, porter's lodge and alts. to laundry.
Refs: IB 80, 3 Sep 1938, 754

Name: HOPE, ALAN HODGSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, STEEVENS'S LANE, STEEVENS'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1954
Nature: Reconstruction work.
Refs: IB 96, 13,27 Feb 1954, 159,209