Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of 61 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, listed as such in Wilson's Dublin Directory for the years 1778-1792. He may be the Henry Brownrigg of St Stephen's Green, Dublin, son of 'the late John Brownrigg' who is mentioned in the will of John Brownrigg of Jamaica and Dublin dated 14 July 1790.(1) An abstract of the will, dated April 1795, of a Henry Brownrigg of Dublin is listed in the Eneclann Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858.(2)

Undated designs for remodelling Forenaghts House, Co. Kildare, and for gates for the house, signed by 'H. Brownrigg' are in the Irish Architectural Archive, Forenaghts Collection, 80/33, D1,2. A plan and elevation of proposed additions to Ardgillan Castle (Prospect House), Co. Dublin, signed and dated 'H. Brownrigg, 1786', are among the Headfort estate papers in the National Library of Ireland.


(1) E. Ellis & P. Beryl Eustace, eds., Registry of Deeds Dublin Abstracts of Wills III, (1984), 66.
(2) Index of Irish Wills 1484-1858 (Eneclann CD-ROM), Document ID 8946.

2 work entries listed in chronological order for BROWNRIGG, HENRY [1]

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Date: 1786
Nature: Proposed additions.
Refs: Plan and elevation, signed and dated 'H. Brownrigg, 1786', of proposed additions to Ardgillan Castle (Prospect House), Co. Dublin, among Headfort estate papers in NLI (photocopy in IAA, RP.D.253.7).

Date: ?
Nature: Proposed new house and entrance gateway for John Wolfe, Esq.
Refs: 2 drawings, signed 'H. Brownrigg' in Forenaughts Collection in IAA (80/33.D1,2)