Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, GALLEY HEAD, LIGHTHOUSE

Name: SLOANE, JOHN SWAN
Building: CO. CORK, GALLEY HEAD, LIGHTHOUSE
Date: 1873-1878
Nature: New light house and gas works. Contractor: William M. Murphy, Bantry. Lantern, optic and gas-making plant supplied by Edmundson & Co., Dublin.ry (£7889 for lighthouse; £1725 for gas works) Work started Jul 1873. Light first exhibited 1 January 1878
Refs: IB 15, 15 Apr 1873, 109; 20, 1 Aug 1878, 216-7(illus.; this illus., which is missing in IAA copy of IB was reproduced in Engineer, 1884); 24, 1 Jul 1882, 18026, 1 Feb,1 Mar 1884, ?,?; Bill Long, Bright Light, White Water (1993), 87-88