Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WESTMEATH, MOYDRUM CASTLE

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MOYDRUM CASTLE
Date: 1812ca
Nature: Adds. & alts. (castellated outside, classical inside) for William Handcock, lst Baron Castlemaine. (Destroyed, 1921-22.)
Refs: Unsigned, undated entrance elevation (in hand of Owen Fahy?) in collection of William Harvey (a descendant of Sandham Symes), 86 Beechwood Drive, Broomhill, Glasgow; J.P. Neale, Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (London, 1818-23), II, no. 70;
J.N. Brewer, The Beauties of Ireland (1825 & 1826) II, 246-7;  ,A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 134-135(illus.).

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM GEORGE
Building: CO. WESTMEATH, MOYDRUM CASTLE
Date: 1859
Nature: Six proposals for Tudor Gothic entrance gate and lodge, for Richard Handcock, 3rd Baron Castlemaine.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Murray Collection, nos. 959-974 (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 290-292