BARDWELL, WILLIAM #
- Born: 1795 Died: 1890
English architect, for biography of whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 95-6. In Ireland Bardwell designed Glenstal Castle, Co. Limerick, for Matthew Barrington, circa 1836(1) and the Prior's Chapel in St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick. He is possibly the same person as the 'Bardell' or 'Burdell' who entered the competition for designing Kingsbridge Station, Dublin, in 1845.(2)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) RA 1837, no. 1105,1124.
(2) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc.2008/44.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for BARDWELL, WILLIAM #
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, DENMARK STREET, CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL (RC)|
|Nature:||Monument to Very Rev Patrick Hogan is inscr. Bardwell on lower LH corner and Kelsey on lower RH corner.|
|Refs:||Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal 4 (Apr 1841). 123-4; M. Lenihan, Limerick; its history and antiquities (1866), 679.|
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, GLENSTAL CASTLE|
|Nature:||Large neo-Norman mansion, for Matthew Barrington|
|Refs:||RA 1837, no. 1105,1124; M. Tierney & J. Cornforth, 'Glenstal Castle, Co. Limerick', Country Life 156, 3 Oct 1974, 934-937(illus.).|
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, LIMERICK, BRIDGE STREET, CATHEDRAL OF ST MARY (CI)|
|Nature:||Prior's Chapel(date not known); monument to Matthew Barrington; proposal for restoration.|
|Refs:||M. Lenihan, Limerick; its history and antiquities (1866), 600; R. Bourke, MS 'Notes on Mr Bardwell's designs for St Mary's Cathedral', NLI, MS 3887; Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn, 2008), 96; Lynda Mulvin, 'St Mary's Cathedral, Limerick: unpublished correspondence of the cathedral restoration in the nineteenth century', Irish Architectural and Decorative Studies 4 (2001), 182-185|