Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CASTLE HYDE

Name: HARGRAVE, ABRAHAM ADDISON [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CASTLE HYDE
Date: 1801ca
Nature: Designed and/or built by AH for Colonel John Hyde. (Work appears to consist of addition of wings and rear portion to existing house.) House described as 'recently…greatly enlarged and improved' by Brewer.)
Refs: J.N. Brewer, The Beauties of Ireland (1825), ?; APSD, Part 14 (1864), H, 22; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 70(illus.)

Name: DUCART, DAVIS
Building: CO. CORK, CASTLE HYDE
Date: ?
Nature: For John Hyde. Knight of Glin says 'possibly' by DD, tho' given to Abraham Hargrave, sen, by Bence-Jones. (AH probably only carried out wings; central block earlier)
Refs: Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin, 'The architecture of Davis Duckart', Country Life 142, 5 Oct 1967, 799(illus.) but cf. Maurice Craig & the Knight of Glin, Ireland Observed (1970), 26; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 70(illus.); Mary Cecilia Lyons, Illustrated Incumbered Estates Ireland, 1850-1905 (1993), 21(illus.)