Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, PEMBROKE STREET, SAVINGS BANK (LATER SMALL LOAN FUND BANK)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, PEMBROKE STREET, SAVINGS BANK (LATER SMALL LOAN FUND BANK)
Date: 1824
Nature: New bank; small elegant structure, adjacent to Commercial Buildings, with portico and pediment supported by 2 Ionic columns. Semicircular interior. Contractor: Thomas Deane. (Closed in 1842 when it became Small Loan Fund Bank.  In 1857 became post office. Demolished in 1900 when post office on Oliver Plunket St was extended into Pembroke St.)
Refs: NA/SPO CSORP 1824/9620 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?;  DB 5, 15 Mar 1863, 49; JCHAS (1917), 181; photographs of entrance front and of survey plan of 1868 in NA, OPW drawings collection, old ref. E.4.4.;  information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, Oct 2011.