Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)

Name: DEANE, ALEXANDER [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1847-1852
Nature: AD's tender for carrying out same to designs by William Atkins received, Aug 1847, and chosen.(Other tenders submitted by Henry Hill and Samuel Belcher.)  Defective workmanship alleged in letter to Cork Examiner, 16 Mar 1855.
Refs: Cork Constitution, 24 Aug 1847 (information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, Mar 2012);  letter to Cork Examiner, 16 Mar 1855 (information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, 2011); T.F. McNamara, Portrait of Cork (1981), 107. 

Name: ATKINS, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1847-1852;1861
Nature: New asylum in 'First Pointed' style. Tenders received, Aug 1847; Begun 1849. Opened 1852 when accommodation was for 250 men and 250 women. Cost £87,000. Extended 1861,1873.(Robert Walker contractor for 1873 extension) Atkins resigns in 1876 as a result of dispute with Board.
Refs: Cork Constitution, 24 Aug 1847 (information from Roger Herlihy, Cork, Mar 2012);  plan & elevation in 16th Annual Report of Commissioners of Public Works (Ireland) (1848), Appendix B, 16,17; B 8, 17 Aug,5 Oct 1850, 387,473; 9, 13 Dec 1851, 790; 10, 31 Jul,27 Nov 1852, 483,754-5; IB 15, 15 May 1873, 140; 17, 15 May,15 Jun,15 Jul,15 Dec 1875, 140,159,198-9,351; 18, 1,15 Aug 1876, 229,235; APSD, C, 147-8, & L, 153; Building News 14, ? ? 1867, 148; 45th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1896), 14; Jeremy Williams, 'William Atkins 1812-1887, a forgotten Cork Pre-Raphaelite' in A. Bernelle (ed.), Decantations: a tribute to Maurice Craig (1992), 241-2,248.

Name: ATKINS, WILLIAM
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1873-1876
Nature: Enlargement and improvement (including hospitals and airing courts). Atkins prepares plans, 1873. Contractor: Robert Walker, Jr (£5,300). Atkins's plans, originally approved, rejected in May 1875 'owing it appears to some alterations made in them by Mr Atkins to whom they were referred for revision'. Atkins resigns, 1876, and W.H. Hill appointed to superintend completion of works in hand 'immediately'. Atkins paid £350.
Refs: IB 15, 15 May 1873, 140; 17, 15 May,15 Jun,15 Jul,15 Dec 1875, 140,149,198-9,351; 18, 15 Aug 1876, 235; 19, 1 Feb 1877, 43

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1873-1876
Nature: Enlargement and improvement. Atkins prepares plans, 1873. Contractor: Robert Walker, Jr (£5,300). Atkins's plans, originally approved, rejected in May 1875 'owing it appears to some alterations made in them by Mr Atkins to whom they were referred for revision'. Atkins resigns, 1876, and W.H. Hill appointed to superintend completion of works in hand 'immediately'. Atkins paid £350.
Refs: IB 15, 15 May 1873, 140; 17, 15 May,15 Jun,15 Jul,15 Dec 1875, 140,149,198-9,351; 18, 1,15 Aug 1876, 229,235; 19, 1 Feb 1877, 43

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1878
Nature: Tenders invited for 'sundry works in connection with store fixtures, &c.'
Refs: Cork Examiner, 8 May 1878

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1884
Nature: Church. Tender of B. McMullen, Cork, for £1,555 accepted.
Refs: IB 26, 1 Jul,1 Sep 1884, 201, 265

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1887
Nature: New dining room. Tenders of Terence O'Flynn for £2,439 accepted. Seats and benches installed, 1888.
Refs: IB 29, 15 Apr,15 May 1887, 116,134; Architect 40, 3 Aug 1888, suppl. p.1

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1889-1894
Nature: Adds. including new block to raise accommodation to 1,430.  Tenders invited, Sep 1889.  Contractors: E. & P. O'Flynn and Samuel Hill..
Refs: IAA, PKS 0677, 0723, B15/67 (missing), B16/05, A07 (Jul,Sep 1889, Aug 1892, pp.336,449-450);  Irish Times, 27 Sep 1889;  IB 31, 15 Nov 1889, 288; 35, 15 Sep,15 Nov 1893, 216,264; Architect 42, 4 Oct 1889, suppl. p.1, and 1 Nov 1889, suppl. p.4; 47, 8 Apr 1892, suppl. p.11; 40th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1891)

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1894
Nature: Piggeries. Contrs.: E. & P. O'Flynn (£345).
Refs: IB 36, 1 Nov 1894, 249

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1897-98
Nature: Temporary buildings, dining halls (by W.H. Hill & Sons) &c.. Contr: P. Murphy, Cork (£2,097).
Refs: IAA, PKS 0771, B17/31; IB 39, 15 Aug 1897, 164; 40, 1 Aug 1898, 119; 46th Report on District, Criminal and Private Lunatic Asylums (1897), 20

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1900
Nature: Sanitary annexes & plumbing work.
Refs: IB 42, 15 Aug,1 Sep 1900, 451,474

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1903
Nature: Conversion of ball alley into loom room, for Committee of Management. Tender of Stephen Scully, French's Quay, Cork, for £403, accepted.
Refs: IB 45, 13 Aug. 10 Sep 1903, 1932,1984

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [1]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1905
Nature: Drainage work.
Refs: IB 47, 18 Jan 1905, 75

Name: BYRNE, WILLIAM HENRY, & SON
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1912
Nature: Proposed scheme(?) for 2-storey building.
Refs: Design, dated 1912, formerly in office archives of W.H. Byrne & Son

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1913
Nature: Additional accommodation; structural imps.; alts. to W wing. Contractor for latter, Daniel Kelleher, Cork (£732).
Refs: IB 55, 1,15 Feb,10 May 1913, 83,115,320

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1920
Nature: Work in laundry.
Refs: IB 62, 28 Feb 1900, 128

Name: HILL, HENRY HOUGHTON
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1933-1940
Nature: New hospital and admission block in grounds of existing institution. ?Further work, 1940.
Refs: IB 75, 4 Nov 1933, 953; 76, 5 May 1934, 369; 77, 26 Jun 1935, 73; 80, 5 Mar 1938, 197; 82, 26 Oct 1940, 645

Name: HILL, WILLIAM HENRY [2]
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1939-1940
Nature: Drying chamber in connection with laundry, 1939; temporary building containing dormitories and day rooms, 1940.
Refs: IB 81, 15 Apr 1939, 324; 82, 8 Jun 1940, 390

Name: BARRETT, JAMES RUPERT EDWARD BOYD
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1955
Nature: New gate lodge
Refs: IB 97, 27 Aug 1955, 891

Name: BARRETT, JAMES RUPERT EDWARD BOYD
Building: CO. CORK, CORK, LEE ROAD, DISTRICT LUNATIC ASYLUM (OUR LADY'S HOSPITAL)
Date: 1959;1962
Nature: New admission unit; layout of grounds & path(?)
Refs: IB 101, 19 Sep,14 Nov 1959, 697,856; 104, 15 Sep 1962, 707