Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE

Name: KEANE, JOHN BENJAMIN
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1838;1845
Nature: Proposal, 1838. Plans and specifications for courthouse on model of Tullamore Court House rejected by Grand Jury, 1840.. Unsuccessful entrant in competition of 1845, which was won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Connaught Journal,27 Feb 1840; Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.); Ciaran o murchadha, Sable Wings over the Land (Ennis, 1998), 255

Name: ANDERSON, CHARLES FREDERICK
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: A Mr Anderson was a competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: ATKINS, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: A Mr Atkins was a competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: BOYD, JAMES [1]
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: JB prepared plans for (a competition entrant?)
Refs: Co. Clare Grand Jury Presentments, Summer 1845

Name: BROWNE, BENJAMIN
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: BUTLER, WILLIAM DEANE
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: CARSON, EDWARD HENRY
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: DUFF, THOMAS J. [1]
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: A Mr Duff was a competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: DARLEY & MONTGOMERY
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: JONES, GEORGE FOWLER #
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: 'John Fowler Jones' a competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: GRADY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant, but competition won by Henry Whitestone.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 16,18,19(illus.)

Name: MURRAY, SON, & DENNY
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Placed second in competition by commissioners 'selected by the late Grand Jury', Oct 1845.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845

Name: PAPWORTH, GEORGE
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845

Name: TINSLEY, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: WT a competition entrant.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; J.D. Forbes, Victorian Architect: the life and work of William Tinsley (Indiana University Press, 1953), 45

Name: SMITH, WILLIAM D'ESTERRE
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Competition entrant.
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845

Name: WOOD, SANCTON #
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845
Nature: Unsuccessful competition entrant. (Competition won by Henry Whitestone.)
Refs: Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845

Name: WHITESTONE, HENRY
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1845-1850
Nature: HW winner of competition. Work begunm 1846. Opened July 1850. Contractor: Burgess, Limerick (£12,000).
Refs: B 9, 22 Feb 1851, 124; Clare Journal, 27 Oct 1845; Ciarán Ó Murchadha, Sable Wings over the Land (Ennis, 1998), 255-258

Name: KIRK, JOSEPH ROBINSON *
Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, GORT ROAD, COUNTY COURT HOUSE
Date: 1850
Nature: Statue by JRK of Michael O'Loghlen, late Master of the Rolls, placed in hall. Cost: £1,500.
Refs: B 8, 31 Aug 1850, 416; clay sketch model exh. RHA 1845, no. 461, half-size model and statuettes of Wisdom and Justice to stand on pedestal exh. RHA 1851, nos. 345,346, 347