MATHEWS, CHARLES JAMES #
- Born: 1803 Died: 1878
Architect and later actor, of London, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 683. After finishing his articles with AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE PUGIN in 1823, Mathews was invited to Ireland by Charles John Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington, to design a house at Mountjoy Forest, Co. Tyrone. Nothing came of the project, however.
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for MATHEWS, CHARLES JAMES #
|Building:||CO. TYRONE, RASH HOUSE?|
|Nature:||CJM invited to Ireland by Lord Blessington 'to build a house at Mountjoy Forest' (rebuilding of Rash House?or possibly remodelling of Mountjoy Cottage? see Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 430). Unexecuted?
Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008) , 683.