Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MONAGHAN, BLAYNEY CASTLE

Name: WOODGATE, ROBERT
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, BLAYNEY CASTLE
Date: 1799
Nature: Described by RW as 'the first House I ever built'. In progress, 1799. For Andrew Thomas Blayney, 11th Baron Blayney (who married Mabella, eldest daughter of 1st Earl of Caledon, 1796).
Refs: Letter from RW to Soane, 18 Nov 1799, describing and enclosing plans and elevations of same, Sir John Soane's Museum archive, Private correspondence XV.A.2.5,6;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 236-40.

Name: GILPIN, WILLIAM SAWREY #
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, BLAYNEY CASTLE
Date: 1832
Nature: WSG employed by 11th Baron Blayney to design improvements to demesne.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 40,240.

Name: SHEKLETON, ALEXANDER & JAMES *
Building: CO. MONAGHAN, BLAYNEY CASTLE
Date: 1862
Nature: Ironwork for stable gates and railings, for Anne Adèle, widow of Henry Thomas Hope.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 239.