Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, for whom see Oxford DNBand Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 349. According to his obituary in The Builder, Pennethorne was a member of the Royal Commission appointed to enquire into the construction of workhouses in Ireland in 1843.(1) Christopher Hussey, writing in 1937,(2) suggested that Pennethorne, as principal assistant to John Nash, might have been responsible for alterations to Caledon, Co. Tyrone, in the 1830s; in fact these were designed by THOMAS DUFF. THOMAS DUFF.


(1) B 29, 16 Sep 1871, 717.
(2) Christopher Hussey, 'Caledon - I', Country Life 81, 27 Feb 1937, 229.