Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, BLACK ROCK, LIGHTHOUSE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. MAYO, BLACK ROCK, LIGHTHOUSE
Date: 1864
Nature: New 50-ft high lighthouse, completed 1864. Light first exhibited 1 Jun 1864. Contractor: William Burgess. Work superintended by Fagan. Lantern supplied by an English firm. Cost: £23,006.10s.8d.
Refs: DB 6, 1 Mar 1864, 35; John S. Sloane, 'A History of the lighthouses of Ireland…VI', IB 22, 1 Oct 1880, 278; Bill Long, Bright Light, White Water (1993), 155