Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE

Name: STAPLETON, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1782;1787
Nature: Proposed improvements, 1782 (Casey).  Curran attributes stuccowork by MS at Vice-Regal Lodge, 1787.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 293,294;  C.P. Curran, Dublin Decorative Plasterwork (1967), 83; Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 169,235.

Name: PENROSE, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1787
Nature: Works at same.
Refs: Unsigned drawing for drawing room cornice, dated 7 Mar 1787, in NLI, Stapleton Collection, 2242recto, see Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 169

Name: WOODGATE, ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1804
Nature: Addition of symmetrical 3-bay wings to garden front., for Board of Works.
Refs: Board of Works Minute Book 1, 21 Apr,13 Aug,19 Aug 1804 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 294.


Name: NASH, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1808
Nature: Design of entrance lodges attr. to JN by J.A.K. Dean on basis of close similarity to gate-lodges at Caledon, Co. Tyrone.  For 4th Duke of Richmond.
Refs: Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) , 735.


Name: STAPLETON, GEORGE *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1810
Nature: Work by GS at same amounting to £3-2s-9d measured by Bryan Bolger; also plasterwork, 1810..
Refs: NA/PRO Bolger MSS, 1A/58/127,128

Name: DARLEY, FREDERICK [1]*
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1816
Nature: Bolger notes work by Darley & Baker on 'Portico in the Park' for Board of Works. £2100.
Refs: Bryan Bolger MSS, NA/PRO 1A/58/128

Name: TURNER, RICHARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1836-37
Nature: Range of peach houses.
Refs: Drawing(s) in NA, PRO collection, old ref. G.4.1; E.J. Diestelkamp, 'Richard Turner (c.1798-1881)and his glasshouses', Glasra 5 (1981), 52;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 295.

Name: OWEN, JACOB
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1842ca-1854
Nature: Additions: coach houses (c.1842); enlargement of Woodgate's east wing (designed 1843, executed 1849); west wing (1854).
Refs: F. O'Dwyer, 'Building empires: architecture, politics and the Board of Works 1760-1860', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 5 (2002), 152, Pls. 33,34;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 294-5.

Name: FARRELL & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1862p
Nature: Monument to Lady St Germans. By Terence Farrell, for Earl of Carlisle.
Refs: W.G. Strickland, A Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), I, 335; Paula Murphy, 'Terence Farrell, Sculptor', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 1991-1992, 78(illus.)

Name: OWEN, JAMES HIGGINS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1890
Nature: Redecoration of ballroom in yellow and white scheme with wallpaper in 2 shades of yellow designed by G.F. Bodley.  Contractor: Thomas Dockrell, Sons, & Co., Dublin.
Refs: Irish Times, 9 Dec 1890 (description).

Name: COCHRANE, ROBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1895
Nature: Gate and gate lodge
Refs: IB 37, 15 Sep 1895, 218

Name: MELLON, THOMAS JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1907-1909
Nature: Glasshouses, with Paton. Contractor: J. & P. Good.
Refs: IAA, PKS B21/24, A08 (Dec 1907)

Name: ROBINSON, ANDREW
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: 1911
Nature: New building, for visit of King George V. Contractor: J. & P. Good, Gt Brunswick St.  (According to Casey new bedroom wing was designed by J.H. Pentland.)
Refs: IB 53, 18 Feb 1911, 114;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 295.

Name: LEASK, HAROLD GRAHAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: Work on West Wing? drawn by HGL.
Refs: Drawing(s) in Office of Public Works archive, National Archives

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: Dairy (attr.)
Refs: Undated elevation of rustic dairy, attr. to FJ, in IAA, Murray Collection, no. 713 (see Murray Collection catalogue, p. 217);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 294.

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: Addition of 3-bay wings, north and south porticos.
Refs: NA/SPO 554/403/13 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); 'A letter from Francis Johnston [to J.N.Brewer]', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; Dublin Penny Journal 2 (1934-35), 388; DB 1, 1 Oct 1859, 132; 'Aras an Uachtarain: the house and its furnishings', Oibre 5 (Jul 1967), 2, says that FJ added north portico in 1807 and south portico and wings in 1815-16 but SPO ref. above says north portico was built in 1813 and IB 42, 15 Apr 1900, 335, says wings were built for Earl of Hardwick (Viceroy 1801-6); north portico for Duke of Richmond (Viceroy 1807-1813); S. portico for Lord Whitworth (Viceroy 1813-1818); AJ 52, 13 Oct 1920, 396;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 292-3,294..

Name: NIVEN, NINIAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, VICE-REGAL LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: Parterre and possibly Yew Walk.
Refs: E. Malins & P. Bowe, Irish Gardens and Demesnes from 1830 (1980), 36(illus.),41;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 296.