Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MEATH, GALTRIM HOUSE

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. MEATH, GALTRIM HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: 4-bay, 2-storey, with single storey wings. Built for Rev. Vesey Dawson, rector of Galtrim. Also gate lodge.
Refs: Photostat of plan of 'glebe house for Galtrim' in NLI, AD 1951-2027; memoir of FJ by William Murray, IB 58, 8 Apr 1916, 171; 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 3; Maurice Craig, Classic Irish Houses of the Middle Size (London, 1976), 157-8; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 299-300; Frank Mitchell, 'The evolution of Townley Hall', BIGS 30 (1987), 18,19(illus.)