SPENCE, WILLIAM #
- Born: 1806c? Died: 1883
Architect, of Glasgow, for whom see the Dictionary of Scottish Architects ( www.scottisharchitects.org.uk ). In Ireland William Spence designed Gilford Castle, Co. Down, for Benjamin Dickson in 1855 and Elmfield House, Gilford, for Benjamin Dickson's brother James in 1856.
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(1) www.scottisharchitects.org.uk citing information from J.A.K. Dean.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for SPENCE, WILLIAM #
|Building:||CO. DOWN, GILFORD CASTLE|
|Nature:||New house for Benjamin Dickson.|
|Refs:||www.scottisharchitects.org.uk, citing Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (2nd edition, 1988), supplement.|
|Building:||CO. DOWN, GILFORD, ELMFIELD HOUSE|
|Nature:||New house for James Dickson, brother of Benjamin Dickson of Gilford Castle.|
|Refs:||www.scottisharchitects.org.uk, citing information from J.A.K. Dean.|
|Building:||CO. DONEGAL, MULROY HOUSE|
|Nature:||'I am at present in communication with Mr William Spence of Glasgow for the erection of a mansion house and offices at Rawros in the Manor of Vaughan and county of Donegal, the probable cost of which will be between £4,000 and £5,000.' (Second codicil to will of William Sydney Clements, 3rd Earl of Leitrim).
A.P.W. Malcomson, The Clements Archive (Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2010), 43.