Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, DUNMANWAY, CHARTER SCHOOL

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, DUNMANWAY, CHARTER SCHOOL
Date: 1750-51
Nature: New school for 40 children on land given by Sir Richard Cox (at Kilbarry?), who also provided slate, stones and labourers and endowment of £20 p.a. In progress 1750. Opened 1751. Seemed 'nearly ruinous' though inhabited when D.A. Beaufort visited it in 1788.
Refs: Gentleman's & Citizen's Almanack (1750), ?; John Angell, A General history of Ireland (1781), 80; Complete Irish Traveller (1788), ?; Journal of the Rev. D.A. Beaufort, 31 Aug 1788