Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, CARYSFORT AVENUE, STILLORGAN PARK HOUSE

Name: PEARCE, EDWARD LOVETT (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, CARYSFORT AVENUE, STILLORGAN PARK HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: Unexecuted plans for Palladian remodelling of house. Obelisk (executed), designed as mausoleum for Lady Allen. Also water feature with grotto (executed). For John Joshua, 2nd Viscount Allen.
Refs: Drawings in 'Stillorgan Album' in collection of Proby family, Elton Hall, Hunts., and in V & A, Elton Hall Collection (see Howard Colvin and Maurice Craig, Architectural Drawings in the library of Elton Hall by Sir John Vanbrugh and Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (1964), xlv, 3(no.19), 4(nos. 20,23), 7(nos.44,46), 14(no. 93), 37 (nos. 252 & 253), Pls.73,77-80; photographs of these and drawings in Stillorgan album in IAA); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 265(illus.)

Name: LEGGETT, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, BLACKROCK, CARYSFORT AVENUE, STILLORGAN PARK HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: Landscape improvements.
Refs: R. Desmond, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (1994), 423.