Survey Data

Reg No

50100183


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural, Artistic


Original Use

Monument


In Use As

Monument


Date

1895 - 1905


Coordinates

316068, 233563


Date Recorded

16/08/2016


Date Updated

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Description

Freestanding monument, erected c. 1900, to Edward Stamer O'Grady. Comprises sculpted sandstone pillar with fluted sides, swags to frieze and moulded decorative cornice, supporting cast bronze water spouts in form of lion heads, over cut granite base, standing within moulded Portland stone basin. Basin has lettering 'In memory of Edward Stamer O'Grady FRCSI. Died 18th October 1897.' in high relief to underside of rim; gadrooning to underside atop base having garlands to shaft over moulded sandstone base, standing on further octagonal base of three granite steps.

Appraisal

This monument is one of a number of finely made monuments on Leinster Lane, within the grounds of Leinster House. Memorializing the surgeon, Edward Stamer O'Grady, who practiced in the former Mercer's Hospital, it display good-quality craftsmanship in granite, Portland stone and with accomplished bronze lion's head waterspouts.