An Architect’s Legacy in Carlow
Full title: Thomas A. Cobden, 1794-1842: An Architect in County Carlow
Creator / Author: Thomas McDonnell
Item Type / Page count: Book Chapter / 28pp
When Published: 2008
Publisher / Place of Publication: Geography Publications / 24 Kennington Road, Templeogue, Dublin 6W.
Parent Publication [book]: Carlow: history & society. Interdisciplinary essays on the history of an Irish county / edited by Thomas McGrath / 1070pp
About: This essay is an introduction to the life and works of the English-born architect, Thomas Cobden. Although not that well known to a wider audience, the author argues that the range and breath of his work in Carlow and its vicinity deserves more recognition.
ID number(s): 9780906602386
Contents Cobden’s life – Cobden’s works – Church buildings – Carlow Presbyterian Chapel – Killeshin Chapel – Carlow Cathedral – Presentation Convent Chapel – St. Mary’s Church, Carlow — Tullow Churches – St. Andrew’s Church, Bagenalstown — Borris Schoolhouse – Staplestown Church – Carlow Graig Chapel – Hacketstown Chapel – Down Cathedral – Carlow College – Other work – Exhibits at the R.A. and R.H.A. – Conclusion – Thomas Alfred Cobden: a chronological table – Acknowledgements – References.
WW Connection #1: The author, a Catholic priest, was a native of Baltinglass.
Extra #1: Includes several photographs.
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.
Extra #4: Link to the Publisher’s website: http://www.geographypublications.com/