Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, LOTA (GLANMIRE)

Name: DUCART, DAVIS
Building: CO. CORK, LOTA (GLANMIRE)
Date: 1765
Nature: New house for Noblett Rogers, in collaboration with Michael Shanahan. Descr, by D.A. Beaufort in 1788:'…the house is by Ducart - heavy and the plaister falling off but some good rooms & a balcony over a portico at hall door'.
Refs: Letter from Michael Shanahan, 2 Jan 1784, to Earl Bishop of Derry in Hervey Bruce MSS, quoted by Knight of Glin in uncompleted thesis, 'The Irish Palladians'; Journal of the Rev. D.A. Beaufort, 10 Sep 1788; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 191; Desmond Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin, 'The architecture of Davis Duckart', Country Life 142, 28 Sep 1967, 738-9(illus.); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 191(illus.); John Logan, 'Dropped into this Kingdom from the clouds': The Irish career of Davis Dukart, architect and engineer, 1761-1781', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 10 (2007), 49-53(illus.)(names client as Robert Rogers)