Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE

Name: MORRISON, WILLIAM VITRUVIUS
Building: CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE
Date: 1831ca
Nature: New Tudor Gothic house for Sir Robert Adair Hodson, 2nd Bt. and Sir George Hodson, 3rd Bt.
Refs: Model exhibited by WM in 1833 in IAA;  Irish Penny Journal 1, 26 Sep 1840, 97-8;  John Weale, ed., Quarterly Papers on Architecture I (1843-44), 6;  J.B. Burke, A Visitation of the seats and arms of the noblemen and gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland (2nd ser., 1855), II, 70;  A.M. Rowan, ed., The Architecture of Richard Morrison and William Vitruvius Morrison (IAA, 1989), 102-105(illus.).

Name: HOLLAND, WILLIAM *#
Building: CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE
Date: 1837
Nature: Painted glass staircase window and west window in dining room, for Sir George Hodson.
Refs: Staircase window signed and dated 'Holland & Sons, Warwick, 1837' (information from Mrs Catherine Macmillan, Holybrooke, Nov 1997); G.R. Powell, Official Railway Handbook (1860), 36-7

Name: HODSON, GEORGE FREDERICK JOHN (SIR)
Building: CO. WICKLOW, HOLLYBROOKE
Date: 1852;1871;1875
Nature: Designs for offices, 1836-37; gate lodge, 1848; sunken garden, 1852; cow shed and offices, 1859; ice house, 1868; library panelling, 1871; bookcase in library, 1875; dairy (undated); plant houses (undated); main gate (undated).; iron railing beside entrance porch (undated);  kitchen wing (undated); entrance to dining room from hall (undated);  gateway (undated). (Did he also design Gothic tower in grounds, visible from terrace?  See Tourists' Illustrated Handbook for Ireland (1854), 21.)
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Holybrooke Drawings collection, Acc. 87/55.1/1 -23/1