Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DONEGAL, WARDTOWN

Name: PEARCE, EDWARD LOVETT (SIR)
Building: CO. DONEGAL, WARDTOWN
Date: 1740
Nature: For General Folliott. On Craig's 'list of candidates for buildings in some way connected to Pearce' though built after Pearce's death. cf. Arch Hall, Co. Meath. According to Allingham,; built by General Folliott after great frost of 1739-40 'which occasioned a period of great scarcity and distress'.
Refs: Hugh Allingham, Ballyshannon: its history and antiquities (1879), 79-80; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 504-6(illus.); Maurice Craig, 'Sir Edward Lovett Pearce', BIGS17, Jan-Jun 1974, 14; Maurice Craig, 'The quest for Sir Edward Lovett Pearce', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 12 (1996), 33(illus.)