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Decimus Burton

05 February 2010

1833 – Chapelizod Gate Lodge, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Decimus Burton Possibly the finest building in the park, the wonderful example of a classically designed residence was built on an axis with the Hibernian Military School (St Mary’s Hospital) in 1836....

05 February 2010

1811 – Main Entrance, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: Decimus Burton Gatelodge at the main entrance to the park at Parkgate Street.

08 June 2009

May, Edward John (1853-1941)

Edward John May was born a Roman Catholic in 1853 and articled to Decimus Burton in May 1869. He was Burton’s last pupil. Thereafter he was in the offices of Burton’s nephew Henry...

06 June 2009

Burton, Decimus (1800-1881)

Decimus Burton was the son of a builder and had a successful early career in London where he built the arch on Constitution Hill, and the Colosseum in Regent’s Park. This was in...

06 June 2009

Turner, Richard (1798-1881)

Richard Turner (1798-1881) was the most important glasshouse designer in Ireland and was responsible for many of the large glasshouses that were so much a part of fashionable development in Victorian Britain. With...