Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CARLOW, RUSSELLSTOWN PARK

Name: COBDEN, THOMAS ALFRED
Building: CO. CARLOW, RUSSELLSTOWN PARK
Date: 1824
Nature: Agreement by TAC with James Sands, architect, to build same. For William Duckett, brother of John Dawson Duckett of Duckett's Grove. (House demolished in 1950s, but stables, entrance and gate lodge survive.)
Refs: NLI, Ainsworth Report, Private MSS. 259 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn, 2008), 901; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 25;  ;  Thomas McDonnell, 'Thomas A. Cobden, 1794-1842:  an architect in Co. Carlow', Carlow History and Society (Dublin, 2008), 631

Name: SANDS, JAMES #
Building: CO. CARLOW, RUSSELLSTOWN PARK
Date: 1824
Nature: Agreement by T.A. Cobden with James Sands, architect, to build same.
Refs: Ainsworth Report 259 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (3rd edn., 1995), 847; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 251 (but cf. Newstown, p.225).