Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CASTLE AVENUE (CLONTARF), BLACKHEATH HOUSE

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CASTLE AVENUE (CLONTARF), BLACKHEATH HOUSE
Date: ?;1879-1881
Nature: New Queen Anne-style house for Gibson Black, JP. Additions, 1879-81 (Builder: Pemberton. Estimated cost: £4,488).
Refs: Design exh. RHA, 1879, no. 370, and 1880, no. 497; IAA, PKS B06a/69, B10/04, A06 (Feb 1879); IB 21, 15 Jul 1879, 212,219; 22, 15 Mar 1880, 83; Architect?, 28 Jun 1884, ? (illus.); J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 156(illus.);  addition illus. in Claire Gogarty, From Village to Suburb: The Building of Clontarf since 1760 (2013), 104, which dates earlier part of building to 1870-72.