Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LOUTH, ROKEBY HALL (DUNLEER)

Name: COOLEY, THOMAS
Building: CO. LOUTH, ROKEBY HALL (DUNLEER)
Date: 1785ca
Nature: Begun to designs of TC but supervised by Francis Johnston after TC's death, for Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh.
Refs: Drawings in NLI, A.D. 1906-1908,1911,3416,3527; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 465-6 (Pl. 80)

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. LOUTH, ROKEBY HALL (DUNLEER)
Date: ?
Nature: For Richard Robinson, Archbishop of Armagh.
Refs: Drawings, 2 dated 1796, in NLI, AD 1551,1552,1567,1568; 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 1-2; E. McParland, 'Francis Johnston, Architect', BIGS 12 (nos. 3 & 4), Jul-Dec 1969, 73(illus.),75-76