Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

In the collection of family papers at Farnham Co. Cavan, there is an undated elevation and plans for a Gothic house, signed by 'S. Upton'.(1) S. Upton may have been an amateur, possibly Sarah Upton (née Cosby), second wife of Arthur Upton, MP, who married Robert, 1st Earl of Farnham, in 1771.


(1) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44.; sold at auction in Dublin, HOK Fine Art, 17 Jun 2004, Lot. 278 and again by Adam's at Slane Castle, 6 Oct 2009, Lot 435 (illus. in sale catalogue).