Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CARLOW, BORRIS HOUSE

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. CARLOW, BORRIS HOUSE
Date: 1813ca
Nature: Adds & alts, including chapel and gate lodge. With William Morrison, for Walter Kavanagh. Contractor for entrance gate: Ned Mulligan.
Refs: Signed designs for library wall and ceiling in NLI, Stapleton Collection, 2321, see Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of Drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 92, 123; J.P. Neale, Views of Seats (1823), no. 67; J.N. Brewer, Beauties of Ireland (1826), II, 12-13; IB 29, 15 Dec 1887, 354; A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 35-40(illus.)

Name: STAPLETON, GEORGE *
Building: CO. CARLOW, BORRIS HOUSE
Date: 1813ca
Nature: GS stuccodore and/or contractor for executing designs by Richard Morrison.
Refs: Drawings for entablature and elevation of library wall, both signed 'R. Morrison Architect' in NLI, Stapleton Collection, 2321, see Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of Drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 92,123,236,Pl.50