WYATT, LEWIS WILLIAM #
- Born: 1777 Died: 1853
English architect and member of the prolific dynasty of architects who were descended from John Wyatt (1675-1742) of Weeford, Staffordshire, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn, 2008), 1170,1190-1192 and Wyatt family tree in Derek Linstrum, Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: the Wyatt family (1974). In Ireland Lewis Wyatt made designs for Mount Shannon, Co. Limerick, for the second Earl of Clare, 1813, and designed unexecuted alterations to Courtown House, Co. Wexford, for James Thomas, Viscount Stopford, later fourth Earl of Courtown.
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2 work entries listed in chronological order for WYATT, LEWIS WILLIAM #
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, MOUNT SHANNON|
|Nature:||Alts. including addition of portico, perhaps carried out by James Pain. For John Fitzgibbon, 2nd Earl of Clare.|
|Refs:||Perspective view, signed and dated May 1813, in posession of Constantine FitzGibbon, 1976; see Constantine FitzGibbon, 'The Mount Shannon Catalogue, 1888', BIGS 19 (Nos. 1 & 2, Jan-Jun 1976), 14,18(illus.); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 216(illus.).|
|Building:||CO. WEXFORD, COURTOWN HOUSE|
|Nature:||Proposed alts. & adds. for James Thomas, Viscount Stopford (later 4th Earl of Courtown, who m. in 1822 his cousin Charlotte Albinia, daughter of Charles 4th Duke of Buccleuch).|
|Refs:||Drawings, s. & d. L. Wyatt, January 1824 in collection of Dr Denis Molumby, 1984 (photographs in IAA; sold Sotheby's, 27-28 Apr 1988, Lot 560, illus.).|