Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET

Name: MURRAY, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET
Date: 1857-59
Nature: JM wins first competition (announced Feb1857) but his design considered to be impossible to execute for stipulated sum of £4,000. On shortlist of two in second, limited competition, 1858. Design of Bellamy & Hardy chosen, but JM's design eventually carried out, 1859.. Contractor: Mssrs. Moore.
Refs: B 15, 18 Jul 1857, 409; 16, 21 May,6 Jun,20 Nov 1858, 291,442,784; DB 1, 1 Feb 1859, 19; Christine Casey, 'John Neville: Louth County Surveyor', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 21, no. 1 (1985), 29-30; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 269-70,Pl. 8; P.J. Geraghty, A Heritage in Stone: the life and career of architect John Murray (1994), 13-16(illus.); P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 314-315

Name: PUGIN & MURRAY #
Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET
Date: 1857;1858
Nature: Entrants in the first competition for designing same, 1857, and on short-list of 5 of the original entrants who were invited to prepare new plans for the building in a second, limited competition, 1858
Refs: P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 314

Name: BELLAMY & HARDY #
Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET
Date: 1857;1858
Nature: Entrants in the first competition for designing same, 1857, and on short-list of 5 of the original entrants who were invited to prepare new plans for the building in a second, limited competition, 1858. Their design chosen, but John Murray eventually selected to be architect of building.
Refs: B 16, 1 May,26 Jun,28 Nov 1858, 291,442,784; DB 1, 1 Feb 1959, 19; Christine Casey, 'John Neville: Louth County Surveyor', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 21, no. 1 (1985), 29-30; P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 314-5

Name: NEVILLE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET
Date: 1857;1858
Nature: Competition entrant. Winner of 2nd prize in first competition, 1857, and of 3rd prize in second, limited competition, 1858.
Refs: B 15, 18 Jul 1857, 409; 16, 1 May 1858, 291; DB 1, 1 Feb 1959, 19; Christine Casey, 'John Neville: Louth County Surveyor', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 21, no. 1 (1985), 29-30; P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 314

Name: TURNER, THOMAS
Building: CO. LOUTH, DUNDALK, CROWE STREET, EXCHANGE & MARKET
Date: 1858
Nature: Entrants in the first competition for designing same, 1857, and on short-list of 5 of the original entrants who were invited to prepare new plans for the building in a second, limited competition, 1858.
Refs: P.J. Geraghty, 'Urban improvement and the erection of municipal buildings in County Louth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries', County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 25, no. 3 (1995), 314