Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHANCERY STREET, LAND REGISTRY

Name: PENTLAND, JOHN HOWARD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHANCERY STREET, LAND REGISTRY
Date: 1911-13
Nature: New. 'Classic of the Georgian type'. Stone walls and reinforced concrete floors.  Builder: J. & R. Thompson, Fairview. Estimated cost: £14, 470. (SW corner slightly damaged in explosion at Four Courts, 1922. Interior refurbished, 1923.)
Refs: Drawing(s), also initialled H.G.L. and G.W.C, in NP, OPW collection, old refs B.9.3, B.9.4, B.6.2; IAA, PKS 0923, B21/71, A08 (Oct 1911); IB 54, 7 Dec 1912, 691; 55, 14 Aug,13 Sep 1913, 534,584,592(illus.); 56, 4 Jul 1914, 409,410(illus.); Building News105 19 Sep 1913, 419;  Irish Tuimes, 23 Aug 1923(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 99.

Name: LEASK, HAROLD GRAHAM
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CHANCERY STREET, LAND REGISTRY
Date: 1911-13
Nature: Land registry, drawn by HGL, possibly to design by J.H. Pentland. 'GWC' also involved.
Refs: Drawing(s) in NA, OPW5HC/1/109-112