Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (1985), 337-342, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 710-11. As a young man Leonard Stokes worked for a time in the office of GEORGE EDMUND STREET  GEORGE EDMUND STREET and acted as Street's clerk of works for the restoration of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin. Having established his own practice in 1880, in 1893 he exhibited a design for 'An island home' on Inisfall, Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim, at the Royal Academy (No. 1656); Gray dates the house to 1895. In 1907 Stokes exhibited two designs - for Lincoln Grammar School and Chelsea Town Hall - at the Irish International Exhibition in Dublin.(1)


(1) ALEI, II, 686.

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Date: 1893-1895
Nature: House on island in Lough Allen..
Refs: Design exh. RHA 1893, no. 1656; A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian Architecture (1985), 339;  photocopy of engraving of plan and perspective view in IAA, Jones file S