Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1702 onwards
Nature: Repairs; building of steeple, 1705; TB appointed overseer of works in 1707.
Refs: Accounts in NA/PRO RHK 1/1/4 &c. (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 37

Name: KIDWELL, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1708
Nature: Lead trophies of arms on gate piers originally on W avenue (now on Military Road).
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 680.

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1711
Nature: Estimate for infirmary & madhouse presented by TB in 1711.  According to Casey infirmary not built until 1730.
Refs: Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 38;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 681

Name: BURGH, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1713
Nature: TB presented estimate for building 2 powder magazines in grounds
Refs: Rolf Loeber, A Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Ireland 1600-1720 (1981), 38

Name: PEARCE, EDWARD LOVETT (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1731p
Nature: ELP appointed overseer of works, 1731. Responsible for changing transom windows to sashes. Garden house on Craig's 'list of candidates for buildings in some way connected to Pearce'.
Refs: PRO RHK 1/1/4 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); information from David Griffin (source hospital records?); Maurice Craig, 'The quest for Sir Edward Lovett Pearce', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 12 (1996), 33

Name: DOBBS, ARTHUR
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1735
Nature: AD appointed overseer of works in succession to E.L. Pearce.
Refs: NA/PRO RHK 1/1/4 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: EYRE, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1758
Nature: Minor works at same..
Refs: NA/PRO (Kew), SO/1/21 f.124 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44)

Name: MAGILL, JOHN *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1762-63
Nature: JM contractor for Deputy Master's house.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 680.

Name: COOLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1775-1777
Nature: Works at same.
Refs: JHCI 9, cccclxxxvii; report on repairs, dated 5 Mar 1777, in Royal Hospital Records, NA/PRO, cited in Costello, Muray & Beaumont, An Introduction to the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham (1987), 22.

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1805
Nature: Renovation.
Refs: 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; C. O'Connor & J. O'Regan, eds., Public Works: the architecture of the Office of Public Works 1837-1987 (AAI, 1987), 11;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 674,679.


Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1805
Nature: Adjutant General's Office.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 680-681.


Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1818ca
Nature: Castellated gateway known as Richmond Gate at Watling Street/Usher's Island end of Military Rd (moved to Circular Rd S in 1846). Builder: Frederick Darley.
Refs: 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; Whitelaw, Warburton & Walsh, History of Dublin (1818), I, 667; Dublin Penny Journal 3 (1834-35), 218; Irish Penny Journal (1840-41), 265; DB 1, 1 Oct 1859, 132; IB 52, 1 Oct 1910, 604(illus.); IB 21, 1 Sep,15 Nov 1879, ?, 350; E.McParland, 'Francis Johnston, Architect, 1760-1829', BIGS 12, no. 1 (Jan-Mar 1969), 62;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 680.


Name: O'CONNOR, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1852
Nature: Heraldic glass window in E wall, presented by Queen Victoria to mark her visit of 1849.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 678.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1864
Nature: Gothic stables.(Given by Casey to Robert J. Stirling).
Refs: Drawings, initialled by Robert J. Stirling and 'W.D.W.', 1864, in NA, OPW drawings collection, old ref. G.7.6;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),681.

Name: OWEN, JAMES HIGGINS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1867
Nature: Extensive alts. to adjutant's quarters completed. Builder: James Freeman.
Refs: IB 10, 15 Jan 1868, 24

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1901
Nature: TD advises on replacement of ornamental stucco ceiling of chapel with papier maché replica .
Refs: IB 52, 1 Oct 1910, ?;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),679.

Name: MELLON, THOMAS JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CIRCULAR ROAD SOUTH (KILMAINHAM), ROYAL HOSPITAL
Date: 1911
Nature: New plant houses. Contractor: W. Richardson & Co.
Refs: IAA, PKS B21/62