Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, NEWTOWN AVENUE, MARETIMO

Name: VIGNOLES, CHARLES BLACKER #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, NEWTOWN AVENUE, MARETIMO
Date: 1834
Nature: Footbridge, towers and fishing lodge, tunnel and bathing house erected by Dublin & Kingstown Railway Co. on Lord Cloncurry's estate, through which railway line passed.
Refs: Specification for building the baths and towers footbridge over Dublin-Kingstown Railway at Maretimo, Blackrock, Co. Dublin (and specification for repairs to same, 1882) in IAA (acc.no.2009/34). Views of original? proposal for tunnel in Dublin Penny Journal 2, 21 Jun 1834, 404(illus.),405(illus); Second Annual Report of the Commissioners…of Public Works in Ireland (1834), 18, Plan 16; K.A. Murray, Ireland's First Railway (Irish Railway Record Society, 1981), 24,146-7; Jeanne Sheehy, 'Railway Architecture - its heyday', Journal of the Irish Railway Record Society 12, no. 68 (Oct 1975), 125

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, NEWTOWN AVENUE, MARETIMO
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed adds. for Lord Cloncurry.
Refs: Drawing(s) purchased with Cloncurry Papers in NLI, AD 1600-1617 (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); undated, but possibly later, sketch plans in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, Bin X, Roll 15