Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, BLARNEY CASTLE (NEW)

Name: LANYON, JOHN
Building: CO. CORK, BLARNEY CASTLE (NEW)
Date: 1874-1875
Nature: Scottish baronial style house, for Sir George C. Colthurst. Builder: Dixon, Belfast.  Tenders invited for carrying out water supply (reservoir with enclosing wall) for castle, May 1874.  JL exhibits design at RHA, 1875, and at Belfast Working Men's Exhibition, 1876.
Refs: Designs in Colthurst estate papers, Cork City and County Archives;  Irish Times, 27 May 1874;  RHA 1875, no. 232; Architect 14, 21 Aug 1875, 104(illus.); IB 18, 1 Jun 1876, 152