Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GRESHAM TERRACE, ROYAL MARINE HOTEL

Name: KELLY, THOMAS A.
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GRESHAM TERRACE, ROYAL MARINE HOTEL
Date: 1862
Nature: TAK appointed superintending architect.
Refs: DB 4, 15 Sep 1862, 237

Name: CALDBECK, WILLIAM FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GRESHAM TERRACE, ROYAL MARINE HOTEL
Date: 1863
Nature: WFC joint architect with Thomas Kelly
Refs: DB 5, 15 May 1863, 91

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GRESHAM TERRACE, ROYAL MARINE HOTEL
Date: 1863-65
Nature: J.McC appointed architect for new hotel. Thomas A. Kelly superintending architect. Plans 'materially altered from original designs', consisting of addition of wing to E side of existing Royal Hotel. Tenders invited Nov 1863. Opened Sep 1865. Contractor: Cockburn. Cost up to Oct 1865, £25,000.
Refs: Drawings, &c., for hotel and three adjoining houses, 1870, in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, 79/17, Bin VII, Rolls 1a,1b,1c; IAA, PKS B03/22, A03 (Aug 1864-Jul 1866, pp.113v, 114), L1(pp.526,535,556-7,564, 665,679, 842-3,865,881-4,887,892,894, 900-02,914,920-21,929,937,951 &c.); DB 5, 15 Jul,15 Nov 1863, 122,183; 7, 6, 1 Jul 1864, 128; 1 Aug,1 Oct 1865, 184,232(illus.); IB 9, 1 May 1867, 107; 27, 15 Sep 1885, 256(illus.) 37, 1 Mar 1895, 60,69(illus.);  Irish Times, 4 Nov 1863.

Name: NIVEN, NINIAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUN LAOGHAIRE, GRESHAM TERRACE, ROYAL MARINE HOTEL
Date: 1865?
Nature: Garden.
Refs: DB 7, 1 Oct 1965. 232; E. Charles Nelson & Eileen M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel: a history of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (1987), 94