Basic Site Details

Name: Powerscourt House
Town, district or village: Enniskerry
City or county: County Wicklow
Country: Eire
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The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2After 1864Before 1886 Additions and alterations
Item 2 of 21865 Alterations and additions 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 2John Macvicar AndersonArchitect After 1864Before 1886Additions and alterations. Working with William Burn?
Item 2 of 2William BurnArchitectC1865 Alterations and additions (Colvin lists it under Burn). perhaps working with Macvicar Anderson?


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Wingfield, Mervyn - 7th Viscount PowerscourtClient for work by John Macvicar Anderson


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Royal Academy1871   969 - design for alterations/additions

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-128. List of works by Burn compiled by T L Donaldson.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Irish Architectural ArchivePowerscourt Albums 89/62, 2/1/1-2/44/1, 3/1/1-3/38/1 (drawings for projected alterations, 1864-1886)
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection Drawings dated 1880