YOUNG, WILLIAM #
- Born: 1843 Died: 1900
Scottish architect, practising in London, for biography of whom see RIBAJ 8 (1901), 44-47, and Dictionary of Scottish Architects (www.scottisharchitects.org.uk). William Young was the favoured architect of Edward Cecil Guinness, first Viscount Iveagh, for whom he designed a new ballroom and other additions at Iveagh House, Dublin, completed in 1900, and alterations to Farmleigh, Co. Dublin. He also designed very extensive alterations and additions to Lord Iveagh's English seat, Elveden Hall in Suffolk, which were still incomplete at the time of his sudden death from pneumonia in November 1900.
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(1) IB 42, 1 May 1900, 346.
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, FARMLEIGH HOUSE (CASTLEKNOCK)|
|Nature:||Alts. & adds. (ballroom, 1897, & conservatory, 1901) for E.C. Guinness (cr. 1st Viscount Iveagh, 1891). Estimated cost: £9,619.|
IAA, PKS 0763, B17/19, A07 (Aug 1896); Building News 73, 1 Oct 1897, 492; RIBAJ 8 (1901), 45; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 297-8.
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 078-81 (IVEAGH HOUSE)|
|Nature:||Ballroom. Execution superintended by Thomas Drew. Contractors: James Henry & Son, Belfast. Supposed to have cost £30,000.|
IAA, PKS B17/22; Building News 73, 1 Oct 1897, 492; IB 42, 1 May,1,15 Nov 1900, 346,539,540; RIBAJ 8 (1901), 45; Nicholas Sheaff, Iveagh House (Dublin, Department of Foreign Affairs, 1978), 21,49-53(illus.); J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 146-7; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 497-8.