Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

English architect, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 1,61.   In 1914 the architect designer Charles Robert Ashbee and his assistant George Hulbert Chettle(1) submitted an entry in the Design for a Town Plan of Dublin competition promoted by the Civics Institute of Ireland. Their entry received an honourable mention from the adjudicators in 1916.(2)

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(1) Chettle was or had been a pupil of Ashbee's. He later joined the Arts & Crafts colony at Ditchling in Sussex and, later still, became an Assistant Inspector of Ancient Monuments with the English Office of Works.
(2)   P. Abercrombie & others, Dublin of the Future (1922), 50-51.  See also Michael Joseph Bannon, Dublin town Planning Competition: Ashbee and Chettle's The New Dublin, a study in Civics' Department of Regional and Urban Planning, University College, Dublin,  Occasional Papers 6 (1998). 8 original competition plans by Ashbee & Chettle are now in Cornell University Library, ID: RMC2012_0376 - RMC2012_0383.


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Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TOWN PLAN
Date: 1914-1916
Nature: With George Hulbert Chettle submitted entry in the Design for a Town Plan of Dublin competition promoted by the Civics Institute of Ireland. Received honourable mention.
Refs: P. Abercrombie & others, Dublin of the Future (1922), 50-51.