Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, DERRY, BANQUETING HOUSE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, BANQUETING HOUSE
Date: 1787a
Nature: 'The banqueting house which LordB[ristol] built twice over is not finished except the large room & all is going to Rack. In that are some good chiaroscuro boys and landscapes in brown & in blue - a very fine chimney piece of Enniskillen marble & over it in Gilding two doves a billing. The Garden which joins it cost £2,000, which the next bishop must pay - now neglected…'
Refs: Journal of the Rev D.A. Beaufort, 1787-88 (B. of I.)