Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE

Name: PENROSE, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1784
Nature: Detail drawing(s) in NLI.
Refs: Signed drawing of entablature for study, dated 28 Aug 1784, in NLI, Stapleton Collection, 2241 (also unsigned drawing for drawing room cornice, dated 7 Mar 1787, NLI 2242recto) see Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 160

Name: STAPLETON, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1784
Nature: Plasterwork attributed to MS by Curran and Carr.
Refs: C.P Curran, Dublin Decorative Plasterwork (1967), 83; Eugenie Carr, 'A catalogue of the Stapleton family collection of drawings in the National Library of Ireland', unpublished MA thesis, University College, Dublin, 1985, 160,234

Name: STAPLETON, GEORGE *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1810?
Nature: Plastering by GS measured by Bryan Bolger.
Refs: NA/PRO Bolger MSS, 1A/58/128

Name: TURNER, RICHARD *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1842
Nature: Conservatory.
Refs: E.J. Diestelkamp, 'Richard Turner (c.1798-1881)and his glasshouses', Glasra 5 (1981), 52

Name: OWEN, JACOB
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1845ca
Nature: Remodelling of house. Triple-arched gateway. (House remodelled again, 1986.)
Refs: Drawing(s) for proposed alts. to garden front including porte cochère and upper storeys of bow windows in NA, OPW records, old ref. G.3.4; F. O'Dwyer, 'Building empires: architecture, politics and the Board of Works 1760-1860', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 5 (2002), 152;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 296-7.

Name: OWEN, JAMES HIGGINS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: 1869a
Nature: JHO exhibits photograph of conservatory at RIAI conversazione, Dec 1870.
Refs: IB 12, 1 Jan 1870, 4

Name: NIVEN, NINIAN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, PHOENIX PARK, CHIEF SECRETARY'S LODGE
Date: ?
Nature: Garden.
Refs: E. Charles Nelson & Eileen M. McCracken, The Brightest Jewel: a history of the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin (1987), 94.