ASHBEE, CHARLES ROBERT #
- Born: 1863 Died: 1942
English architect, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), 1,61. In 1914 the architect designer Charles Robert Ashbee and his assistant George Hulbert Chettle(1) submitted an entry in the Design for a Town Plan of Dublin competition promoted by the Civics Institute of Ireland. Their entry received an honourable mention from the adjudicators in 1916.(2)
(1) Chettle was or had been a pupil of Ashbee's. He later joined the Arts & Crafts colony at Ditchling in Sussex and, later still, became an Assistant Inspector of Ancient Monuments with the English Office of Works.
(2) Irish Times, 28 Aug 1916; P. Abercrombie & others, Dublin of the Future (1922), 50-51. See also Michael Joseph Bannon, Dublin town Planning Competition: Ashbee and Chettle's The New Dublin, a study in Civics' Department of Regional and Urban Planning, University College, Dublin, Occasional Papers 6 (1998). 8 original competition plans by Ashbee & Chettle are now in Cornell University Library, ID: RMC2012_0376 - RMC2012_0383.
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, TOWN PLAN|
|Nature:||With George Hulbert Chettle submitted entry in the Design for a Town Plan of Dublin competition promoted by the Civics Institute of Ireland. Received honourable mention.
|Refs:||P. Abercrombie & others, Dublin of the Future (1922), 50-51.|