Davis Ducart

Davis Ducart (active from c. 1761, died 1780/81), practised architecture and engineering in Ireland in the 1760s and 1770s. He designed several large buildings and engineering projects. He had associations with the canal builders of the time and the mining industry and worked on many projects in the County Tyrone coalfield.[1]

Early life and identityEdit

His origins are uncertain, possibly Piedmontese or Sardinian, possibly born Daviso de Arcort, no relatives were mentioned in his will.[2]

Major projects in IrelandEdit

In Limerick Ducart produced the plan of plots to be leased in the Georgian extension of the city known as Newtown Pery and also those of the Custom House (1769), now home to the Hunt Museum.[3][4]

Other BuildingsEdit

Unconfirmed buildingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dictionary of Irish Architects - DUCART, DAVIS". dia.ie. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  2. ^ "Davis Ducart > Lifetime Lab". lifetimelab.ie. Archived from the original on 2014-06-02. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  3. ^ "1769 - Hunt Museum (former Custom House), Limerick - Architecture of Limerick - Archiseek.com". archiseek.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  4. ^ "Hunt Museum | About Us | The Building". huntmuseum.com. Archived from the original on 2014-06-02. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  5. ^ http://fmp.ie/restoration-2/
  6. ^ "Irish Historic Houses Association - House Search". ihh.ie. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  7. ^ "Kilshannig". landedestates.nuigalway.ie. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  8. ^ "Cork Hotels I Cork City Accommodation I Trabolgan Hotels". viennawoodshotel.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  9. ^ "1764 - Florence Court, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh - Architecture of Fermanagh - Archiseek.com". archiseek.com. Retrieved 2014-06-01.