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13 May 2013

1872 – St. Walburge’s Church, Preston, Lancashire

Architect: S.J. Nicholl From The Building News, November 1 1872: “THE church of S. Walburge, Preston, Lancashire, was, as originally designed, a parallelogram, with an open timber roof in one span of 55ft.,...

08 May 2013

1868 – St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Crumlin Rd., Belfast

Architect: Slater & Carpenter St Mary’s Church of Ireland was completed in 1868 to a design by the London architect William Slater. Estimated cost £2,400 but eventual cost £6,500. The church was badly...

06 May 2013

1826 – Church of Ireland, Kilternan, Co. Dublin

Architect: John Semple Church building readily identifiable as the work of Semple with later interior decoration from the early twentieth century – including stained glass and reredos. Built by John Richardson on a...

06 May 2013

1929 – Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Kilternan, Co. Dublin

Architect: Kaye-Parry, Ross & Hendy Designed by Arnold Francis Hendy of Kaye-Parry, Ross & Hendy and constructed in timber. A simple chapel, the interior has a curved vaulted ceiling with two rows of...

03 May 2013

1863 – Church of Ireland, Rathmichael, Co. Dublin

Architect: Deane & Woodward Designed in 1860 but not constructed until 1861-62, after the death of Benjamin Woodward in 1861, so possibly mostly the work of Thomas Newenham Deane. Later extended by Welland...

02 May 2013

1827 – St Mary’s Church of Ireland, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Richard Richards / Rawson Carroll Designed by Richard Richards, an architect and builder from Roscommon, to the usual Board of First Fruits plan. Richards was responsible for several Church of Ireland buildings...

02 May 2013

1930 – Church of the Four Masters, Friary, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: Jones & Kelly A twentieth century church with a Hiberno-Romanesque design including a round tower, Romanesque doorways and paired round-headed window openings. The interior has round-headed arches dividing the nave from the...

02 May 2013

1861 – St. Mary’s Church, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Architect: John Bourke Constructed between 1857-61., and considered one of Bourke’s finest works. The exterior is dominated by the slender tower and spire, with a set of five lancets with alternating blanks and...

01 May 2013

1920 – Design for a concrete church, Stanford-le-hope, Essex

Architect: John H. Beart Foss From The Building News, September 3 1920: “This Roman Catholic church consists of a wide nave and apsidal sanctuary, lit by a tall clerestorv window above the flat...