HOLMES, EDWARD #
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Architect, of Birmingham and London for whom see Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects G-K (1973), 139, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 938. Edward Holmes, who came first in no less than fifteen English architectural competitions between 1856 and 1869,(1) won the competition for designing the Masonic Hall in Molesworth Street, Dublin, in 1866.(2)
(1) See Roger H. Harper, ed., Victorian Architectural Competitions (1983), 238-9.
(2) DB 8, 15 Feb 1866, 43.
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MOLESWORTH STREET, NO. 017-18 (FREEMASONS' HALL)|
|Nature:||EH winner of competition for new hall. Builder: Michael Meade. Estimated cost about £8,000. Described as completed in Aug 1869.
Irish Times, 21 Aug 1869; Tony Browne, 'A Building Study of the Freemasons’ Hall,17 & 18 Molesworth Street,Dublin', http://www.irishmasonichistory.com/uploads/1/0/3/8/10381775/tony_browne_freemasons_hall_dublin.pdf (last visited Jan 2018); Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 490.