[Ground plan of Castle Dodard, Co. Waterford]
Ground plan featuring the layout and key dimensions of the kitchen areas and location of the doors of Castle Dodard, [sometimes Castle Dollard], Knockaungarriff, Co. Waterford built by Thomas Allen and Thomas Westcomb as a hunting lodge [ca. 1624-1625] for Richard Boyle, the first Earl of Cork (1566-1643). Linear scale present underneath ground plan and written in ink on right of sheet: "Doors...2½ feet wide / Windows....1....by...3 / Walls....2 feet". Written in manuscript hand beneath this is: "the Towers project about 2½ feet beyond the / flat wall in front". This structure is still extant (as part of a larger, extensively reconstructed twentieth century building) and is located close to Lismore in Co. Waterford. Within the Lismore Papers there is a reference to this building, with Boyle having agreed "...with Thomas Allen & his son Tho. [Thomas] Westcomb and Robert Soden, to bwyld [build] me a Lodge in my parck [park]".
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[n.d., ca. 1624-1625].
Physical description: 1 drawing : pencil and ink ; 18.6 x 23.7 cm..
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|PD AD 3594 / 12 (5b)||
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