Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NORTH WALL EXTENSION & ALEXANDRA BASIN

Name: STONEY, BINDON BLOOD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, NORTH WALL EXTENSION & ALEXANDRA BASIN
Date: 1871-1884
Nature: Extension made with enormous concrete blocks; '…the making of the block…the lifting of it and laying in its place, is carried out…by means of machinery specially devised by Mr Stoney'. Alexandra basin named at cermony attended by Prince & Princess of Wales, 11 Apr 1885
Refs: IB 21, 15 Mar 1879, 83; 16, 25 Feb 1884, 46; R.C. Cox, Bindon Blood Stoney: Biography of a Port Engineer (Dublin, Institution of Civil Engineers, 1990), 18,19-21,23