Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, WILMER ROAD, ST JOHN'S CONVENT OF MERCY

Name: PUGIN, AUGUSTUS WELBY NORTHMORE #
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, WILMER ROAD, ST JOHN'S CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1846-1856
Nature: FS laid 1846 but first portions not built until 1847. Completed by E.W. Pugin.
Refs: Catholic Directory (1848), 320(illlus.); Phoebe Stanton, Pugin (1971), 206; R. O'Donnell, 'The Pugins in Ireland' in P.Atterbury, ed., A.W.N. Pugin, Master of Gothic Revival (Yale, 1995), 147

Name: PUGIN, EDWARD WELBY #
Building: CO. OFFALY, BIRR, WILMER ROAD, ST JOHN'S CONVENT OF MERCY
Date: 1852-1856
Nature: Completion.
Refs: Phoebe Stanton, Pugin (1971), 206; R. O'Donnell, 'The Pugins in Ireland' in P.Atterbury, ed., A.W.N. Pugin, Master of Gothic Revival (Yale, 1995), 147