Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WATERFORD, GURTEEN LE POER

Name: COBDEN, THOMAS ALFRED
Building: CO. WATERFORD, GURTEEN LE POER
Date: 1814-15
Nature: Designs for castellated Tudor house (unexecuted) and stables (executed but demolished in 1852; TAC's name on FS).
Refs: 2 coloured architectural drawings, signed and dated Nov 1814 and Nov 1815 in the possession (1982) of Edmond, Count de la Poer of Gurteen le Poer, Co. Waterford (photographs in IAA); letter from Nigel de la Poer to Desmond Guinness in letter of 15 Jun 1982 and letter from Count Anthony de la Poer to J.A.K. Dean, 32 Mar 2006;  Thomas McDonnell, 'Thomas A. Cobden, 1794-1842:  an architect in Co. Carlow', Carlow History and Society (Dublin, 2008), 630.

Name: ANDERSON, CHARLES FREDERICK
Building: CO. WATERFORD, GURTEEN LE POER
Date: 1843-4ca
Nature: Designs for front and back gates & lodges, for J.W. Power
Refs: Undated MS book of designs 'for buildings to be erected in Gurteen demesne' in the possession of Edmond, Count de la Poer of Gurteen le Poer, Co. Waterford (probable date of 1843-44 supplied by his nephew, Nigel de la Poer);   'Anderson Archt' inscribed on  gate pier (information from Alan Todd, Darlington, England, 1997);  Daniel Wilson Randle, A Question of Style: the Architectural Competition for the Central Building for the University of the South (MA thesis, University of Texas, 1978), 242 .

Name: ROBERTS, SAMUEL USSHER
Building: CO. WATERFORD, GURTEEN LE POER
Date: 1862-1866
Nature: New house n course of erection, 1863; completed 1866. For Edmond Le Poer. Contractor: Thomas Henry Carroll, Baggot St, Dublin. To cost about £10,000. Completion expected in two years.
Refs: IAA, PKS B02/20, A03 (Aug-Nov 1862, pp.52v,91v,92v.), L1 (p.469,544-5,547,549,569 &c.); DB 5, 1 Jun 1863, 115(illus.); 8, 15 Jul 1866, 185

Name: CARROLL, THOMAS HENRY *
Building: CO. WATERFORD, GURTEEN LE POER
Date: 1863
Nature: New wing. Archt: S.U. Roberts. Contractor: THC
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 ( L1 (p.469,544-5,547,549,569 &c.); DB 5, 1 Jul 1863, 115