Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, COUNTY GAOL (OLD)

Name: BLACKBURN, WILLIAM #
Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, COUNTY GAOL (OLD)
Date: 1789ca
Nature: Designed by WB. Executant architect: - Smyth?
Refs: Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008),127, citing John Chambers, 'Collections for Biography of English Architects', RIBA, & J. Howard, Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe (1789), 91; David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 52-53.

Name: SMYTH, -
Building: CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, COUNTY GAOL (OLD)
Date: 1791
Nature: In charge of design and/or construction of new county gaol (following death of William Blackburn).
Refs: David Lee & Debbie Jacobs, James Pain, architect (Limerick Civic Trust, 2005), 53