Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership, of Belfast, formed between BENJAMIN COWSER  BENJAMIN COWSER and VALENTINE SMYTH  VALENTINE SMYTH in 1935. The partnership lasted until Cowser and Smyth both joined the army during World War II. In 1951 Cowser, who had been practising in London, went into partnership with Smyth again, this time as SMYTH & COWSER.  SMYTH & COWSER.

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18 work entries listed in chronological order for COWSER & SMYTH


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROUGHTON PARK, HOUSES (008)
Date: 1935
Nature: -
Refs: IB 77, 14 Dec 1935, 1154

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL STREET, SHOP & OFFICES
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 12 Dec 1936, 1131

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HARBERTON PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1936
Nature: -
Refs: IB 78, 13 Jun 1936, 523

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, NORTH STREET, ARCADE
Date: 1936;1938
Nature: Shopping arcade to Donegall St. Builder: F.B. McKee & Co. Donegall St frontage, 1938.
Refs: IB 78, 30 May,17 Oct,14,28 Nov 1936, 456,926,1039,1068; 80, 5,19 Feb 1938, 113,134; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 92 (no. 216, illus.); Marie A. McHugh, 'The Quiet Man: the life and works of Benjamin Cowser, a dissertation submitted to Queen's University of Belfast, Department of Architecture, 30 Apr 1990, for the Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies, 21-23, Figs. 15-24,53

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANDREW STREET, RECREATION HALL
Date: 1937
Nature: For Committee of Midland Recreation Club
Refs: IB 79, 6 Feb 1937, 126

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, STOCKMAN'S LANE, HOUSE
Date: 1937
Nature: -
Refs: IB 79, 30 Oct 1937, 962

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WATERLOO PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1937
Nature: Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 79, 6 Feb 1937, 126

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD, BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY SPORTS PAVILION
Date: 1937-38
Nature: -
Refs: Marie A. McHugh, 'The Quiet Man: the life and works of Benjamin Cowser, a dissertation submitted to Queen's University of Belfast, Department of Architecture, 30 Apr 1990, for the Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies, 24, Figs. 29,30

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 3 Sep 1938, 753

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELFAST CASTLE ESTATE, SPORTS PAVILION
Date: 1938
Nature: For Belfast Royal Academy. Builder: Hope Bros.
Refs: IB 80, 14 May 1938, 392

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD (& KINGSMERE AVE), HOUSE
Date: 1938
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 80, 5 Feb 1938, 113

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, FREDERICK STREET, NELSON RECREATIONAL & SOCIAL CLUB
Date: 1938
Nature: Alts. to lavatories
Refs: IB 80, 22 Jan 1938, 73

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MARYVILLE PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 6 Aug 1938, 665

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WHITEWELL ROAD, ORANGE HALL
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 6 Aug 1938, 665; Marie A. McHugh, 'The Quiet Man: the life and works of Benjamin Cowser, a dissertation submitted to Queen's University of Belfast, Department of Architecture, 30 Apr 1990, for the Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies, 25-26, Figs. 31-32

Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEPARK BAY, YOUTH HOSTEL
Date: 1938
Nature: -
Refs: IB 80, 26 Nov 1938, 978

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD (NEAR), BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY, SWIMMING POOL
Date: 1939
Nature: For Governors of Belfast Royal Academy
Refs: IB 81, 14 Oct 1939, 870

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1939
Nature: Adds. for Governors of Belfast Royal Academy.
Refs: IB 81, 5 Aug 1939, 678

Building: CO. DOWN, KILKEEL, VOGUE CINEMA
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: Marie A. McHugh, 'The Quiet Man: the life and works of Benjamin Cowser, a dissertation submitted to Queen's University of Belfast, Department of Architecture, 30 Apr 1990, for the Diploma in Advanced Architectural Studies, 23-25, Figs. 25-28