Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, DURROW ABBEY

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. OFFALY, DURROW ABBEY
Date: 1829
Nature: Proposed additions, farm buildings and laundry, for Hector John Graham, Viscount Glandine, later 2nd Earl of Norbury.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Murray Collection, 92/46, nos. 842-849 (see Bernadette Goslin, 'A History and descriptive catalogue of the Murray Collection of architectural drawings' (MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1990), 253-254)

Name: BYRNE, RALPH HENRY
Building: CO. OFFALY, DURROW ABBEY
Date: 1926
Nature: Reconstruction, after having been burnt during Troubles, in domestic Tudor style. For Otway Graham Toler. Builder: G. & T. Crampton. Cost: £38,777.
Refs: Designs, dated 1926, in IAA, W.H. Byrne & Son drawings collection, Acc.2006/142; IAA, PKS 0117 (Jun 1926); IB 68, 21 Aug 1926, 646;  Irish Times, 9 Sep 1926;  photographs of rebuilding in Crampton & Co archives and Ruth McManus, Crampton Built (Dublin: G. & T. Crampton, 2008), 70-72(illus.).