George Richard Pain

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George Richard Pain (1793–1838) was born into a family of English architects. His grandfather was William Pain, his father James Pain and his brother also James.[1] George Richard served as an apprentice architect to John Nash of London.[2] George Richard and James were commissioned by the Board of First Fruits to design churches and glebe houses in Ireland. He settled in Cork, Ireland. Many of his designs were produced in collaboration with his brother James Pain who practiced in Limerick.[3]

Buildings[edit]

St. Saviour's Dominican Church in Limerick, designed and built in 1815

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William Pain: Information from". Answers.com. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Cork Heritage » 5a. A Changing Townscape, early 1800s". Corkheritage.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  3. ^ "Dictionary of Irish Architects - PAIN, GEORGE RICHARD". Dia.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  4. ^ "Cork Heritage » 5a. A Changing Townscape, early 1800s". Corkheritage.ie. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-08. Retrieved 2010-03-12. 
  6. ^ "Dromoland Castle - encyclopedia article about Dromoland Castle". Encyclopedia.farlex.com. 2004-06-26. Retrieved 2013-05-22. 

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