Wood, Sancton

Sancton Wood (1816-86)

Sancton Wood was born in 1816 and is remembered as architect to various railway companies in England and Ireland.

Wood was commissioned in 1846 by the Great Southern and Western Railway Company in Ireland to design Heuston Station (formerly Kingsbridge Station). Wood also designed the administration block at the Inchicore Railway Works (c.1846). Other stations designed by him include Portlaoise (c.1851), Thurles and Kilkenny (1847).

Wood was a Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, a Fellow of the Institute of Architects of Ireland and an Associate of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

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