Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Land surveyor, of Dublin, active from 1793 or earlier. John Roe may have been a son of PATRICK ROE PATRICK ROE , as he first appears in Wilson's Dublin Directory at the same address. He continues to be listed until 1824. A map by Roe of the Manor of Lyons, Co. Dublin, is in the National Library of Ireland.(1) Other examples of his work, dating from between 1789 and 1822, are in the Pembroke Estate Papers in the National Archives.(2)   With Patrick Rowe he was responsible for laying out Fitzwilliam Square in 1791.(3)

Addresses: 7 Arran Street West, 1793-1804; 10 Merrion Row, 1805-1806; 9 Merrion Row, 1807; 10 Merrion Row, 1808-1824.


All information in this entry not otherwise attributed is from Wilson's Dublin Directory.

(1) Ref. 21.F.50
(25) ; the map is reproduced and discussed in Ireland from Maps (NLI, Dublin, 1980), no. 10.
(2) Refs. 2/1/12-15, 19. 24-26. 28, 40 and 2/4/32.
(3)   Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 570.