GILPIN, WILLIAM SAWREY #
- Born: 1762 Died: 1843
English artist turned landscape gardener and author of Practical Hints upon Landscape Gardening: with some remarks on Domestic Architecture, as connected with scenery (1832; second edition, 1835), for whom see Oxford DNB and Wikipedia. William Sawrey Gilpin was widely employed throughout the Bristish Isles; in Ireland he worked for the second Earl of Caledon at Caledon, Co. Tyrone, in 1829, for Lord Caledon's uncle, the eleventh Baron Blayney, at Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, in 1832, and for Abraham Creighton, 2nd Earl Erne at Crom Castle, Co. Fermanagh, circa 1838.(1)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) Ray Desmond, Dictionary of British & Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1994), 280.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for GILPIN, WILLIAM SAWREY #
|Building:||CO. TYRONE, CALEDON HOUSE|
|Nature:||Designs for terraces on S front for 2nd Earl of Caledon.
Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 164.
|Building:||CO. MONAGHAN, BLAYNEY CASTLE|
|Nature:||WSG employed by 11th Baron Blayney to design improvements to demesne.
Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 40,240.
|Building:||CO. FERMANAGH, CROM CASTLE (NEWTOWNBUTLER)|
|Nature:||Landscaping of demesne, for Abraham Creighton, 2nd Earl Erne.
Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 224; Ray Desmond, Dictionary of British & Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1994), 280.