Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CAVAN, BALLYHAISE, MARKET HOUSE

Name: CASTLE, RICHARD
Building: CO. CAVAN, BALLYHAISE, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1733
Nature: Attr. to RC by Knight of Glin. For Brockhill Newburgh, M.P. Collapsed 1736.According to Mulligan, descriptions of the building 'invite comparison with a contemporary design for a polygonal summerhouse by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, whose assistant Richard Castle has long been associated with Ballyhaise'.
Refs: The Knight of Glin, 'Richard Castle, architect, his biography and works' in BIGS 7, no. 1 (Jan - Mar 1964), 32-38;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 164.