Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 923-5. In Ireland Alfred Waterhouse worked at Kircassock House, Co. Down, for Jonathan Joseph Richardson, MP, circa 1865(1) and is also said to have designed the offices at Hilden Mills, Co. Antrim.(2)   He acted as assessor for the Slieve Donard Hotel competition of 1895(3) and - with JOSIAH CORBETT BRETLAND -  JOSIAH CORBETT BRETLAND - for the Belfast City Hall competition the following year.(4) 

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(1) Out-letter books of Alfred Waterhouse, 1865-67 in Victoria & albert Museum, RIBA Archive, WaA/1/1 & 2/1, see British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/ (last visited Jun 2009).
(2) Research by E.R.R. Green in 1971 (B of I)
(3) Building News 68, 5 Apr 1895, 498.
(4) Irish Times, 7 Jul 1896; IB 38, 15 Jul 1896, 149; Building News 71, 6 Nov 1896, 683.


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Building: CO. DOWN, NEWCASTLE, SLIEVE DONARD HOTEL
Date: 1895
Nature: AW assessor of competition for designing same for Belfast & Co. Down Railway Co.
Refs: Building News 68, 5 Apr 1895, 498.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL SQUARE, CITY HALL
Date: 1896
Nature: AW and J.C. Bretland assessors of competition for designing same.
Refs: Irish Times, 7 Jul 1896; IB 38, 15 Jul 1896, 149; Building News 71, 6 Nov 1896, 683

Building: CO. ANTRIM, HILDEN (LISBURN), HILDEN MILLS
Date: ?
Nature: Offices said to have been designed by AW.
Refs: Research by E.R.R. Green in 1971 (B. of I.)