The Eighteenth-century Dublin Town House

Form, Function and Finance

Edited by: Christine Casey

This book brings together a range of perspectives on the subject of the 18th-century Dublin townhouse. Contents include: typologies in Dublin domestic architecture * financing speculative building * the Dublin domestic formula * supplying stone for the Dublin house * brick in the townhouse * The 18th-century town garden * inventories in the study of the interior * dining in the townhouse * stable buildings * townhouses of the Irish MPs, 1750-1800 * townhouse as tenement in the 19th and early 20th centuries * Richard Castle and No. 85 Saint Stephen's Green * Colaiste Mhuire * Leitrim House * conserving the townhouse * Rococo plasterwork of the Dublin School * speculative building and the decorative interior * preserving the townhouse * comparative thoughts from London * Edinburgh and Dublin

312 pages

Publication Date: 10/15/2010
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821875