Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LONGFORD, CASTLE FORBES?, HOUSE

Name: SOANE, JOHN (SIR) #
Building: CO. LONGFORD, CASTLE FORBES?, HOUSE
Date: 1790
Nature: Villa 'proposed to be built in Ireland' for Countess of Granard (i.e. Georgiana Augusta, widow of 5th Earl of Granard, who married Rev. Samuel Little, DD; perhaps not necessarily at Castle Forbes?)
Refs: Elevation and ground-floor plan of proposed house in Ireland for Lady Granard, 1790, in Soane Museum, Drawer 29, Set 5, A1-2; 3 plans and elevation in John Soane, Sketches in Architecture (1793), Pls. 22 & 23; alternative plan and elevation in Victoria & Albert Museum, see Pierre de la Ruffiniere du Prey, Sir John Soane (Catalogues of Architectural Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985), 43-44,Pl. 13; Dorothy Stroud, Sir John Soane, architect (1984), 250