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Architect, who began the alterations at Slane Castle, Co. Meath, probably circa 1783. He was replaced by JAMES WYATT in 1785. Possibly Robert Robinson (1734-1794), the Scottish landscape gardener and architect, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (3rd edn., 1995), 829. Robert Robinson described himself 'late Draughtsman and executor of the Designs' of LANCELOT 'CAPABILITY' BROWN ; he could have been employed at Slane in this capacity, as Brown, who died in 1783, had earlier prepared a plan for the house.(1) See also ROBERT ROBINSON .
(1) See A.J. Rowan, 'Georgian Castles in Ireland - I', BIGS 7, no. 1 (Jan-Mar 1964), 16-17, and E.McParland, James Gandon (1985), 116-117,196, n39.
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|Building:||CO. MEATH, SLANE CASTLE|
|Nature:||Began altering building; replaced by James Wyatt in 1785. For William Burton Conyngham.|
|Refs:||A.J. Rowan, 'Georgian Castles in Ireland - I', BIGS 7, no. 1 (Jan-Mar 1964), 16-17, and E.McParland, James Gandon (1985), 116-117,196, n39.|