Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, SPIT BANK LIGHTHOUSE

Name: MITCHELL, ALEXANDER [2]
Building: CO. CORK, SPIT BANK LIGHTHOUSE
Date: 1851-53
Nature: Built on screw piles, patented by AM, who contracted for erection of same. Light first exhibited 1853.
Refs: b 9, 21 Jun 1851, 393; 11, 22 Jan 1853, 60; John S. Sloane, 'A History of the lighthouses of Ireland…IV', IB 22, 15 Jul 1880, 206; Bill Long, Bright Light, White Water (1993), 83