FOULSTON, JOHN #
- Born: 1772 Died: 1841
English architect, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 391-2,
and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 676. In 1803 John Foulston was awarded the second prize of £150 for his design for converting the Parliament House, Dublin, into a national bank.(1) He exhibited his design at the Royal Academy the following year.(2)
(1) E.McParland, 'The Bank and the Visual Arts', Bicentenary Essays: Bank of Ireland 1783-1983 (1983), 103; for an account of his design, see Brenda Doyle, 'Catalogue of architectural drawings entered for the competition…for the alteration of the Old Parliament House…to the Bank of Ireland'(Moderatorship (Part II) thesis, Trinity College, Dublin, 1986), 50-51.
(2) RA 1804, no. 885.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for FOULSTON, JOHN #
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, BANK OF IRELAND|
|Nature:||Competition entrant. (Competition announced, Aug 1802.) Awarded 2nd prize of 150 guineas.
Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 391.