Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MEATH, ARCH HALL

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. MEATH, ARCH HALL
Date: 1928a;
Nature: Property sold at auction in 4 lots with  2 new houses designed by RCO on Lots 1 and 2 (one with 3 sitting rooms and  4 bedrooms, the other with 2 sitting rooms and 3 bedrooms), 13 Dec 1928.
Refs: Sale advertisement in Irish Times, 1 Dec 1928;  according to Information from Martin Mallon, Walkinstown, owner or occupier of one of the houses, 14 Jan 1993,  estate was divided into 3 farms by insurance company after house was burnt out, with 3 farmhouses - 2 identical, 1 larger - designed by RCO.

Name: PEARCE, EDWARD LOVETT (SIR)
Building: CO. MEATH, ARCH HALL
Date: ?
Nature: House and arch in grounds attributed to ELP.
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 7(illus.); Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 109; Maurice Craig, 'The quest for Sir Edward Lovett Pearce', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 12 (1996), 33