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Jacob Owen (1778-1870) Architect and Engineer

Vault No: B 210 - 2309

Brief History:

Appointed Architect and Engineer to Board of Works 1832.
Involved with the reconstruction programme of Dublin Castle and the Four Courts.
Founder of the Civil Engineers Society of Ireland in 1835.
Construction of the Church of Ireland in Dalkey.
Involved in the design of Dundrum Mental Asylum.
Supervised the construction of Mountjoy Jail.

Description of Monument:

Granite vault on edge of South Walk.

Directions to Vault:

Walk along the full length of the Guinness Walk from the Main Avenue. Turn left at the T junction for the South Walk.

Walk for 25 metres along the South Walk (heading for the cemetery wall). On your left you will see a Charles Tuthill and Ferguson Hendley Vault on the road edge.

Directly opposite this vault is the vault of Jacob Owen which is to the right of and alongside the vault of Alexander Reid.

Jacob Owen (1778-1870) Architect and Engineer +

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