Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE

Name: KAYE-PARRY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE
Date: 1888-89;1890;1893-4
Nature: New school building with frontage of 100 ft to Earlsfort Tce.  New school is  'entirely distinct' from adjoining Alexandra College, but both institutions work under same Council.  FS laid Jun 1888. Formally opened, 17 Sep 1889. Contractor: Thomas Wardrop & Sons.Cost: £5,000. Enlarged, 1890. Drill hall, 1893 (opened 27 Feb 1894). New sanitary system.
Refs: IB 30, 15 Jun 1888, 160,168; 31, 15 Sep 1889, 235; 32, 15 Nov 1890, 263; 35, 15 Aug 1893, 193; 52, 17 Sep 1910, 573(illus.);  Irish Times, 10,18 Sep 1889;  RHA 1896, 436; Who's Who in Architecture (1923), 146; candidate's circular, 6 Nov 1893, submitted to Inst. CE (information from Miss Carol Arrowsmsith, Inst.CE archives);  Irish Times, 28 Feb 1894.

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE
Date: 1899-1890
Nature: Adds. 'rapidly assuming shape; they have already given quite a Collegiate aspect to the rather bare exterior'. Opened Spring 1900 by Princess Christian. Contracto: S.H. Bolton & Sons. Cost: £7,000. Heating & ventilation by Maguire & Gatchell.
Refs: IB 41, 15 Jul 1899, 88; 42, 1 Mar,1 Apr,1 May 1900, 293,323,347; B 78, 17 Mar 1900, 272

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE
Date: 1899-1900
Nature: Alterations, including enlargement of Jellicoe Hall and gymnasium beneath it, new cloakroom, new classrooms above Jellicoe Hal and new music rooms above them.  Also enlargement of residence house dining room and new bedrooms.  Builder:  Samuel H. Bolton & Sons. Estimated cost: £7,000. Opened, 19 Apr 1900.
Refs: Appeal for funds in Irish Times, 26 Jan 1899;  Irish Times, 8 Feb,20 Apr 1900.

Name: MCDONNELL & DIXON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE
Date: 1939
Nature: Henrietta Margaret White Memorial Hall. Builder: J. Du Moulin.
Refs: IB 81, 4 Mar 1939, 197(illus.)

Name: HOPE, ALAN HODGSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, EARLSFORT TERRACE, ALEXANDRA COLLEGE
Date: 1955;1962
Nature: New labs, 1955; temporary building, 1962.
Refs: IB 97, 27 Aug 1955, 885; 104, 20 Jan 1962, 49