Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, YOUGHAL, MALL, MALL HOUSE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, YOUGHAL, MALL, MALL HOUSE
Date: 1779
Nature: 'The Mall-house, in which the borough courts are held and the public business of the corporation is transacted, is a handosme structure, built by the corporation in 1779, on a site reclaimedfrom the slab: it contains, besides the court-rooms, an assembly-room, a reading-room a, and the Mayor's offices: adjoining it is an agreeable promenade.' (Lewis)
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 728; Illustrated London News 7, 7 Nov 1846, 293(illus.; this illus. shown in http://vassun.vassar.edu/~sttaylor/FAMINE/ILN/FoodRiots/FoodRiots.html)