Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM

Name: WILLIAMS, ARTHUR *
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1829-1831
Nature: Gilbert Cockburn and Arthur Williams contractors.
Refs: Obituary of Cockburn in DB 4, 15 Feb 1862, 43

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1829-32
Nature: New '2nd class' asylum for 100 patients. Opened 7 May 1832.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Murray Collection, 92/46, nos. 123-137 (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 74-77; front elevation exh. RHA 1831, no. 263; 4th Report of Board of Public Works Ireland (1836), 7; Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects L-N (1973), 101

Name: WILKINSON, GEORGE
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1871-72
Nature: Additions on either side, extending façade by about 130 ft, terminated by projecting buildings with large oriel windows. Also detached Gothic structure contianing separate Protestant and Catholic chapels with porch for each.. Contractor: Ryan, Waterford (£11,455)
Refs: IB 12, 15 Oct 1870, 250; 13, 15 Jul 1871, 188; 14, 1 Jan 1872, 15

Name: QUILTON, EDWARD TANKERVILLE
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1893-1899
Nature: Programme of improvements. New laundry buildings &c., 1893 Contractor: Pemberton. installation of boilers, 1894; repairs, 1896 (or 7?), adds. & alts., 1897, &c. Further works, 1898.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0737, 0768, B15/84, B16/28, B17/41, B18/03, B19/34, A07 (May 1893-Apr 1895, p.446); IB 36, 1 Oct 1894, 229;  Irish Times, 23 Mar 1898;  46th Report on district, criminal and private lunatic asylums (1897), 19.

Name: MCNAMARA, THOMAS FRANCIS
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1901;1903
Nature: Addition, extensive alts. to Catholic chapel, 1901. New fire mains, hydrants, &c., 1903.
Refs: IB 43, 21 Nov,5 Dec 1901, 946,960; 45, 5,19 Nov 1903, 2076,2098

Name: HADE, WILLIAM PATRICK
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1910
Nature: New farm buildings,1910; new building, 1914; extra accommodation (£3,922), 1919; extension, 1925;
Refs: IB 52, 5 Feb 1910, 85; 56, 31 Jan 1914, 75; 61, 22 Feb,3 May 1919, 88,219; 67, 28 Nov 1925, 973

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1910ca?
Nature: Almost identical scheme to plans for Armagh Asylum (i.e. Johnston's?)
Refs: Design, dated 1910c?. formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son

Name: DONNELLY, ROBERT
Building: CO. CARLOW, CARLOW, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM
Date: 1937-38
Nature: Adds. & alts.
Refs: IB 79, 3 Apr 1937, 313; 80, 5 Feb 1938, 113