NEWTON, WILLIAM #
- Born: 1735 Died: 1790
Architect, of London, for biography and works of whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 745-747.. William Newton was an entrant in the Dublin Royal Exchange competition of 1768/9.(1)
(1) B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781. His competition design was presented to the RIAI by Mr A. Oliver, of London, in 1890 ( Irish Times, 6 May 1890).
2 work entries listed in chronological order for NEWTON, WILLIAM #
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE|
|Refs:||Plans, elevations, s. & d., W. Newton, Hatton Garden, London, 1768, in IAA, Murray Collection, Acc. 92/46, nos. 351-359; elevation in British Library (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, RATHFARNHAM CASTLE|
|Nature:||Makes survey plan of part of 'Parlor Floor' perhaps on behalf of James Stuart for Hon. Henry Loftus before latter succeeded to viscountcy on 12 Nov 1869.
Part plan of parlour floor, annotated with suggestions for decorative schemes (in hand of Henry Loftus?) in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA Drawings Collection, SC72/8, see Margaret Richardson, ed.,Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: C (RIBA, 1972), 19, and British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/MHgInBIexv/MAIN_CAT/51420022/13 (last visited Apr 2009) which wrongly attribute the drawing to William Chambers; information from Simon Loftus, Nov 2100.