Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL

Name: WILLS, ISAAC
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1748
Nature: Wills and Semple said to have been asked to supply designs for hospital, but Semple's designs preferred.
Refs: MS notes comparing proposals for hospital by Michael Wills and George Semple, 1748, in St Patrick's Hospital Archives, F/1;  M. Craig, ed., The Legacy of Swift(1948), 32-35(illus.)

Name: WILLS, MICHAEL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1748
Nature: Wills builds perimeter wall to enclose site and submits proposal for hospital, passed over in favour of design by George Semple.           
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005),  684.


Name: SEMPLE, GEORGE [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1748-1757
Nature: New lunatic asylum endowed by Jonathan Swift. Modelled on Bethlehem Hospital, London. Plans laid before Board, Nov 1738 and approved Apr 1739.. Hospital opened 1757.
Refs: MS notes comparing proposals for hospital by Michael Wills and George Semple, 1748, in St Patrick's Hospital Archives, F/1;  MS book of specifications, 2 Feb 1749, including plans signed by GS and Rev. Francis Corbet, Dean of St Patrick's in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/2 (Hayes catalogue lists photocopy in NLI, MS 2758); plan of entrance front  with Cooley designs in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/5;  bill and receipt for slating work by John Chesterman, in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/4;  George Semple, A Treatise of Building in Water(1776), 5; J. Warburton, J. Whitelaw and R. Walsh, History of the City of Dublin (1818), II. 691; M. Craig, ed., The Legacy of Swift(1948), 32-35(illus.); Noreen Casey, 'Hospital Architecture in Dublin', in Eoin O'Brien, et al., A Portrait of Irish Medicine (1984), 230(illus.),231-2; E.McParland, Public Architecture in Ireland 1680-1760 (2001), 81,Pl.94;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 684-6.

Name: COOLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1778
Nature: TC extended ranges behind main front and added 1 storey wings to main front
Refs: Drawings in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/5; Maurice Craig, Dublin 1660-1860 (revised edition, 1992), 197; Maurice Craig (ed.) The Legacy of Swift: a bi-centenary record of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin (1948), 36-37, Pl. VII.

Name: DAVIS, WHITMORE [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1789-1792ca
Nature: Further extension of wings at rere.
Refs: St Patrick's Hospital Archives, B/20 Minute Book, 1746-96, entry for board meeting of 20 May 1789; JHCI 14, xcviii, 15, lii (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 685.

Name: PARKE, EDWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1811
Nature: Proposed repairs and improvements to 6 water closets, 1809. Repairs, 1811.
Refs: Estimat, signed by E.P. and dated 14 Apr 1809, in St Patrick's Hospital Archives, F/7;  M.J. Craig, 'Swift's Heirs' in The Legacy of Swift: a Bi-centenary Record of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin (Dublin, 1948), 19

Name: MURPHY, DAVID *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1830
Nature: Minor repair works.
Refs: Drawing of a drying stove in hospital archives (IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44); M.J. Craig, 'Swift's Heirs' in The Legacy of Swift: a Bi-centenary Record of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin (Dublin, 1948), 38.

Name: MURRAY, WILLIAM [1]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1830
Nature: Proposed new drying stove.
Refs: Pland and sections, May 1830, in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/8b

Name: LOUCH, JOHN HOWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1837-1849
Nature: 'Various abortive plans' for alts.
Refs: Plans in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/1;  M.J. Craig, 'Swift's Heirs' in The Legacy of Swift: a Bi-centenary Record of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin (Dublin, 1948), 38.

Name: CARSON, EDWARD HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1842
Nature: Enlargement of inward-facing windows by 'Mr Carson', perhaps EHC
Refs: M.J. Craig, 'Swift's Heirs' in The Legacy of Swift: a Bi-centenary Record of St Patrick's Hospital, Dublin (Dublin, 1948), 38.

Name: HART, HENRY
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1843
Nature: Suggestions for improvements.
Refs: Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 6 (Nov 1843), 381.

Name: SYMES, SANDHAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1861;1866;1869
Nature: Proposed new laundry and residence for laundress & assistants, 1861, restoration of drying closet, 1866;  proposed new kitchen, 1866; proposed installation of lavatories, warm baths and shower baths, 1869.
Refs: Plans, Mar 1861, Mar 1866, Oct 1866, Nov 1869, and estimate for kitchen, Oct 1866, in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/8f, F/9/8g,F/9/9a, F/9/10a,b,c.

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1887;1892
Nature: Alts. & imps; entrance gateway & porter's lodge
Refs: IB 39, 1 Apr 1897, 70

Name: GEOGHEGAN, SAMUEL
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1905?
Nature: Proposed heating boilers.
Refs: Drawing in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/7c.

Name: MILLAR, ADAM GERALD CHAYTOR (JACK)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1915;1925
Nature: Proposed alterations, 1915. Proposed new cinema, 1925.
Refs: Plans in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/2, F/9/3; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 685.
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Name: MITCHELL, W. M., & SONS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1929-30;1936
Nature: New wing and/or addition at rear of female wing with solarium, new visiting and sitting rooms. Contractor: J. & F. Pemberton, Ranelagh Rd. Proposed shelter, female wing, 1936; proposed special tratment rooms, n.d.; proposed additions to male wing, n.d.
Refs: Drawings &c., 1928-1935, in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, Bin VII, Rolls 3a-d ;  drawings, 1929, 1930, 1936, &c.in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/11a,F/9/11b, F/9/12, F/9/15a-f;  IB 72, 18 Jan,15 Mar,8 Nov 1930, 67,251,1008;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 685.


Name: MITCHELL, W. M., & SONS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1933
Nature: Reinforced concrete retaining wall. Tenders sought.
Refs: Drawings &c., 1928-1935, in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, Bin VII, Rolls 3a-d; IB 75, 25 Feb 1933, 162

Name: HOPE, ALAN HODGSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1955;1956;1958;
Nature: Male nurses' home, 1955; sitting room, 1956; recreation hall & occupational therapy unit, 1958 (Contractor: G. & T. Crampton); nurses' home extension, 1959; chapel, 1964.
Refs: Drawings for nurses' home extension in IAA, Alan Hope Collection, Acc. 86/127;  IAA, PKS 1070; IB 97, 15 Jan 1955, 70; 98, 25 Aug 1956, 773; 100, 8 Mar 1958, 167; ; 101, 16 May 1959, 357; 106, 29 Aug 1964, 659.

Name: BOURKE, JOHN [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed laundry and drying room &c.
Refs: 2 plans in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/8a

Name: BOLGER, JAMES [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed work at same?
Refs: Undated plan in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/8d.

Name: MACKIE, WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BOW LANE, ST PATRICK'S HOSPITAL
Date: ?
Nature: WM prepares enlarged plans of new laundry, drying room and water closets.                                                                                                                                     
Refs: Plans in St Patrick's Hospital archives, F/9/8/e.