Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, LEITRIM STREET, FOUNDLING HOSPITAL

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEITRIM STREET, FOUNDLING HOSPITAL
Date: 1747
Nature: New foundation, consisting of large quadrangle with chapel on W side. Opened 1747. Provided for 446 inmates and 872 externs. (Discontinued 1856; site subsequently occupied by Murphy's Brewery.)
Refs: J. Windele, Historical and Descriptive Notices of the City of Cork (1849), ?; JCHAS (1943), 93