Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, NO. 028 (NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE INSURANCE CO.)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: BRYCE, DAVID #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, NO. 028 (NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE INSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1866-1868
Nature: New office also housing Electric and International Telegraph Company.. 'The structure partakes of the mediaeval style, with elaborately-moulded cornices and window dressings, large pilasters continuing the entire height of the building, sumptuous projecting gargoyles, and elegant balustrades.  The ground floor ofice is furnished with enormous plate-glass windows.' Contractor: Crowe & Sons. (Demolished, 1974).
Refs: Photograph in National Monuments Record of Scotland, XS 282; DB 7, ? ? 1865, 280; B 24, 24 Nov 1866, 871;  Irish Times, 28 Sep 1868;   V. Fiddes & A. Rowan, David Bryce (1976), 102; www.scottisharchitects.org.uk

Name: HARRISON, CHARLES WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, NO. 028 (NORTH BRITISH & MERCANTILE INSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1866-68
Nature: Stone carving by CWH.
Refs: IB 9, 1 Apr 1867, 90