Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LAOIS, RATHDAIRE (BALLYBRITTAS)

Name: DEANE, THOMAS NEWENHAM (SIR)
Building: CO. LAOIS, RATHDAIRE (BALLYBRITTAS)
Date: 1865a
Nature: '[The conservatory] at Bellegrove, Co. Leix, was designed by Sir Thomas Deane with pairs of terracotta pillars, cast from models of those in San Giovanni Laterano in Romeā€¦'  For George Adair.
Refs: E. Malins & P. Bowe, Irish Gardens and Demesnes from 1830 (1980), 56,57(illus.), citing Irish Farmer's Gazette (1865), 63 (date indicates authorship of TND rather than Sir Thomas Deane)

Name: HOGAN, JAMES, & SONS *
Building: CO. LAOIS, RATHDAIRE (BALLYBRITTAS)
Date: 1872-73
Nature: Plastering work by James Hogan and painting and decorating by M.G.I. Usher for John George Adair.
Refs: IAA, PKS B05/47, B06/03;  Advertisements by JH & Sons in Irish Times, 29 Oct,1,15,17,22 Nov 1875 and Freeman's Journal, 6 Nov 1875.

Name: FARRELL, WILLIAM
Building: CO. LAOIS, RATHDAIRE (BALLYBRITTAS)
Date: ?
Nature: Gate lodge identical to one at Ely Lodge by WF, which is copied from one at Blenheim
Refs: Information from J.A.K. Dean