Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, JAMES'S STREET, FOUNDLING HOSPITAL

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, JAMES'S STREET, FOUNDLING HOSPITAL
Date: 1798-1804
Nature: Addition of castellated parapet 'and a few other decorations' to entrance front; infirmary; chapel. (On site now (2009) occupied by St James's Hospital.)
Refs: Drawings, dating between 1798 and 1804 in IAA, Murray Collection, nos. 564-620 (see Murray collection catalogue, pp. 185-197); Whitelaw, Warburton & Walsh, History of Dublin (1818), I, 583,585-586; 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 642-644.