Selected: CO. KILDARE, NAAS, COUNTY GAOL



Name: HARGRAVE, JOHN
Building: CO. KILDARE, NAAS, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1825-1833
Nature: 'The county gaol, completed in 1833, at an expense of £14,000, is a substantial and well-built edifice of hewn limestone on the readiating principle, consisting of four detachesd ranges of building, one of which contains rooms for debtors and an hospital, the other three, 60 cells and 7 day-rooms, ten airing yards, and a neat chapel…the entrance is between two bastions.' (Lewis)
Refs: NA/SPO 588 AAB 944; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 418; APSD IV (1864), H, 23; IB 24, 15 Dec 1882, 358; Stan Hickey & Liam Kenny (eds.), Nas na Riogh…an illustrated history of Naas (Naas, 1990), 75(illus.)

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. KILDARE, NAAS, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1856
Nature: JMcC wins £50 premium for best plan for enlarging gaol on separate system. New wing to be erected and old wings connected by corridors to central bulding, which will be converted into an inspection hall.To cost £9,000. Work completed by Aug 1861.
Refs: B 14, 6 Sep 1856, 490; 15, 18 Jul 1857, 409; Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 19 (Oct 1856), 358;  DB 3, 1 Apr,1 Aug 1861, 472,591.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILDARE, NAAS, COUNTY GAOL
Date: 1866
Nature: Tenders sought for alts.
Refs: IB 8, 1 Oct 1866, 242