STEVENS, ALEXANDER #
- Born: 1730c Died: 1796
Scottish architect and engineer specialising in building in water, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (2008), 983-984, and A.W. Skempton et al., A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland I(2002), 658-661. In Ireland Stevens designed Sarah Bridge over the River Liffey in Dublin (1783-1791) and is also said to have designed some locks on the Grand Canal.(1)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) Colvin, op. cit., 983.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for STEVENS, ALEXANDER #
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SARAH BRIDGE|
|Nature:||Single elliptical arch designed by AS for Dublin Paving Commissioners.|
|Refs:||G.N. Wright, Historical Guide to Dublin (2nd ed., 1821), 253; Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008),984. citing Edinburgh Encyclopaedia IV (1830), 487; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 692,698.|