Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: FARRALL, JAMES JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1885
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: RHA 1887, no. 480; IB 29, 1 Jan 1887, 4; 53, 30 Sep 1911, 672

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1885
Nature: Competition entrant. Design exh. RHA 1885.
Refs: RHA 1885, no. 570;  Building News 51, 19 Nov 1886, (illus.);  IB 29, 1 Jan 1887, 4,6(illus.).

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM, & SON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1885
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: RHA 1886, no. 572; RA 1886, no. 1569; IB 29, 1 Jan 1887, 4; Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 392

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1885
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs:

Perspective view by RCO in Dundalk Grammar School, 2008.


Name: MITCHELL, WILLIAM MANSFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1886
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1886, no. 563; see also Architect for 1886 (full ref. in missing B of I files); IB 29, 1 Jan 1887, 4.

Name: ASHLIN, GEORGE COPPINGER
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1886-88
Nature: GCA wins competition for new offices. Existing building (successively Royal Harmonic Saloon, Robinson, Bussell & Robinson, Bussell & Co.and finally Thomas Fry & Co.) demolished. Builder: James Donovan, Harcourt St. Amount of tender: £7,349.
Refs: RHA 1886, nos. 560, 566; IAA, PKS 0680, B13/15, B14/13, A07 (May 1886-May 1888); IB 28, 1 Sep 1886, 251; 29, 1 Jan,16 Feb 1887, 4, 47(illus.);  Irish Times, 29 Oct 1886;  see also Architect for 1886 (full ref. in missing B of I files)

Name: O'CALLAGHAN, JOHN JOSEPH
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, WESTMORELAND STREET, NO. 007 (NORTHERN FIRE & LIFE ASSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1887
Nature: Winner of second prize in competition.
Refs: RHA 1887, nos. 479,484; IB 29, 1 Jan,15 May 1887, 4,136,145(illus.); 30, 1 Dec 1888, 297(illus.)