Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, NEW TOWN

Name: WOODGATE, ROBERT
Building: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, NEW TOWN
Date: 1799-1802
Nature: RW engaged in laying out 'New Town' for Marquess of Abercorn. May have designed Victoria House in New Town St.
Refs: Drawing and plan, 1799, among letters to Marquess of Abercorn from RW in PRONI, Abercorn MSS, D.623/A/107/1-49, also T2541/1A1/6-10; John H. Gebbie, An Introduction to the Abercorn letters (1972), 214-5; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 492,495