Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, ABBEY STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY

Name: COOLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, ABBEY STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY
Date: 1771a
Nature: New library, opened 1771.. For Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh who bequeathed to it his private collection of books and engravings, and a revenue of £339 a year
Refs: Drawing(s) in Armagh Public Library; Bassett's Guide to Co. Armagh (1888), 86; R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup & P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 38-40;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 107-9, Pl..70.

Name: MONSARRAT, ROBERT LAW
Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, ABBEY STREET, PUBLIC LIBRARY
Date: 1845-48
Nature: 'Mr Monserrat' wins £20 premium in 1845 for enlargement and refacing of same. Tenders invited, 11 Mar 1845.
Refs: Armagh Guardian, 11 Mar 1845; Library Minutes & Keeper's Reports (B. of I.); see also R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup & P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 39;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 107, Pl.70.