BILSON, JOHN #
- Born: 1856 Died: 1943
English architect and antiquarian, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 181. Henry, Viscount Lascelles, who inherited Portumna Castle from his great-uncle, the last Marquess of Clanricarde, in 1916, commissioned Bilson to prepare a scheme for the re-edification of the old house within the old walls.(1) The scheme remained unexecuted.
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(1) Maurice Craig, 'Portumna Castle', in The Country Seat: studies in the History of the British Country House (1970), 36-40.
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|Building:||CO. GALWAY, PORTUMNA CASTLE (OLD)|
|Nature:||Bilson commissioned by Henry, Viscount Lascelles, to prepare scheme (unexecuted) for re-edification of house within old walls.|
|Refs:||Maurice Craig, 'Portumna Castle', in The Country Seat: studies in the History of the British Country House (1970), 36-40.|