Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE

Name: FARRELL, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1824-25
Nature: New court house which 'may be attributed with confidence to William Farrell in view of its similarity to his designs for Carrick-on-Shannon though the Parliamentary Gazetteer says it is...after a design by Bowden'. (Bowden died in 1822.)   Mulligan gives court house to WF but says that Bowden had 'proposed a design, but died in 1822'.
Refs: C.E.B. Brett, Court Houses and Market Houses of the Province of Ulster (UAHS, 1973), 55(illus.),56;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013),252.

Name: BOWDEN, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1824-25
Nature: New court house, attributed to William Farrell by Brett 'though the Parliamentary Gazetteer says it is a graceful structure, erected at a cost of £11,000, after a design by Bowden'. Also given to JB (who died in 1822) by Lawson.  Mulligan gives court house to Farrell but says that Bowden had 'proposed a design, but died in 1822. Contractor: Williams & Cockburn.
Refs: J.P. Lawson, Gazetteer of Ireland (1842), 231; C.E.B. Brett, Court Houses and Market Houses of the Province of Ulster (UAHS, 1973), 55(illus.), 56;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 252. 

Name: WILLIAMS, ARTHUR *
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1824a
Nature: New court house 'now erecting under the superintendance of Messrs Colbourne and Williams [almost certainly Williams & Cockburn], of Dublin'
Refs: Pigot and Co.'s City of Dublin and Hibernian Provincial Directory (1824), 368

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1832ca
Nature: Works at same? Board of Works grant of £2,082.7s.5d. made in 1832, a quarter of which was paid back in 1833.
Refs: Board of Works Report? (B of I)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1866
Nature: Exterior adds. & alts. to be made.
Refs: DB 8, 15 Jul 1866, 185

Name: BRADY, PATRICK JOSEPH
Building: CO. CAVAN, CAVAN, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1928
Nature: Reconstruction of courthouses at Cavan, Bailieborough and Ballyjamesduff.
Refs: IB 70, 4 Feb 1928, 95;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 252, describes work as 'internal alterations'.