Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership of JAMES CROOM  JAMES CROOM and EDWARD J. TOYE EDWARD J. TOYE , practising from Victoria Hall or Chambers, Strand Rd, Derry, circa 1886-1889.(1)

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(1) IB 28, 15 Jul,15 Aug 1886, 210,230; Derry Almanac 1888,1889.


3 work entries listed in chronological order for CROOM & TOYE


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Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, DIAMOND, SHOP (M.& M. SCOTT)
Date: 1882
Nature: Part of new front added by C & T.
Refs: W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 22

Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, RICHMOND STREET, ST COLUMB'S TEMPERANCE HALL
Date: 1886
Nature: Croom & Toye winners of limited local competition for designing same; 'a swaggering Baroque performance if on a small scale and really only a rich front' (Rowan). JB's tender for building same accepted, Jul 1886.
Refs: IB 28, 15 Jul,15 Aug 1886, 210,230; W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 38; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 69,396

Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, SHIPQUAY STREET, PROVINCIAL BANK
Date: 1890
Nature: Remodelling in 'flamboyantly stuccoed…Italianate' style.
Refs: W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 24; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 394