GROSE, DANIEL CHARLES

(d. 1838)

Topographical Draughtsman

From A Dictionary of Irish Artists 1913

Nephew of Francis Grose (q.v.). He was a lieutenant in a battalion of Invalid Artillery. On the death of his uncle in 1791 he took up the work of completing the series of drawings for the "Antiquities of Ireland," and contributed the following views, mostly drawn in 1792, which were engraved for the work: "Carlow Castle," "Clonmore Castle," two views; "Clondalkin Church and Tower," "Drumcondra Church," "Clare Galway Abbey," "Tuam Abbey," "Kilkea Castle," "Graingemenach Abbey," two views; "Urlaur Abbey," "Grantstown Castle," "Moret Castle," "Boyle Abbey," "Roscommon Castle," "Ballymote Castle," "Ballylaghan Castle," "Ballymoon Castle," "Leighlin Abbey," "Leighlin Bridge," "St. Mullin's Church," "Drumlane Priory," "Oranmore Castle," "Castledermot Abbey," two views; "Castledermot Church and Round Tower," "Gray Abbey," "Kilcullen Church," "Killussey Church," "Monasterevan Abbey," "Moon Abbey and Castle," "Noas Abbey," "Fenaugh Ruins," "Ardee Castle," "Ardee Church," "Carlingford Castle," "Carlingford Abbey," "Mellifont Castle," "Mellifont Abbey," "Torfecan Castle," "Asigh Castle," "Athlumney Castle," "Bective Abbey," two views; "Donoghmore Church and Tower," "Duleek Abbey," two views; "Kells Church and Tower," "Newtown Abbey," "Screen Church," "Tarah Church," "Aghaboe Abbey," "Dunamase Castle," two views; "Maryborough Fort," "Timahoe Round Tower and Castle," "Ballintubber Tower," "Clonshanville Abbey," "Baltinglass Abbey." No record of Daniel Grose's subsequent life has been found. He was the author of several legendary tales in prose and verse; views after his drawings appeared in the "Irish Penny Journal" in 1841, after his death. He died at Carrick-on-Shannon in May, 1838.

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