Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, MALL, ASSEMBLY ROOMS & PLAYHOUSE

Name: ROBERTS, JOHN [1]
Building: CO. WATERFORD, WATERFORD, MALL, ASSEMBLY ROOMS & PLAYHOUSE
Date: 1783p
Nature: Built as assembly rooms and playhouse for Cornelius Bolton, Robert Shapland Carew, Henry Alcock, jr, and Simon John Newport. Grand banqueting room completed 1788.
Refs: P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1894], 382;  Mark Girouard, 'The reign of the building families: City of Waterford, Ireland - II',Country Life 141, 15 Dec 1966, 1627-8(illus.)