Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, SPIKE ISLAND

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, SPIKE ISLAND
Date: 1866
Nature: Fortifications being strengthened. Fort walls round Fort Carlisle to be protected by 'chevaux de frise' consisting or iron spikes projecting at right angles to the wall from its top.
Refs: DB 8, 15 Jan 1866, 28