Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, O'CONNELL AVENUE, MOUNT ST VINCENT, CONVENT & ORPHANAGE

Name: NEVILLE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, O'CONNELL AVENUE, MOUNT ST VINCENT, CONVENT & ORPHANAGE
Date: 1851
Nature: New convent, chapel and orphanage in Early English and Tudor styles for Sisters of Mercy.  FS laid 5 Jul 1851. Occupied by Nov 1852. Contractor: Duggan & McLean ( £5,100);  total cost expected to be 'about' £6000.
Refs: MS letters & estimates, principally concerning plastering and finishing of convent, for sale by B. Weinreb Architectural Books Ltd, 1976 (Catalogue 31, no. 706); B 8, 26 Oct 1850, 512; 9, 21 Jun,19 Jul,9 Aug 1851, 393,453,502; 10, 3 Apr,27 Nov 1852, 219,757;  Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 14, 30 Aug 1851, 469(illus.);  M. Lenihan, Limerick; its history and antiquities (1866), 494.