Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 118. William Barnes, a pupil and sometime partner of GEORGE SMITH GEORGE SMITH , was architect, with Smith, to the Mercers' Company, and thus responsible for various buildings on the Mercers' estates in Co. Derry, mostly in Kilrea, from the 1830s until the 1860s. He also designed the National Bank headquarters in Dublin (1842-1845).

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18 work entries listed in chronological order for BARNES, WILLIAM #


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Building: CO. DERRY, SWATRAGH, SURGEON'S HOUSE
Date: 1830s
Nature: Attr. ro WB by Curl.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 148

Building: CO. DERRY, SWATRAGH, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1830s
Nature: For Mercers' Company.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 147-8

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, BRIDGE STREET, AGENT'S HOUSE
Date: 1832-1835
Nature: New 5-bay, 2-storey house, for Mercers' Company agent, William Henry Holmes.. Cut stone front with porch. Finished 1835. Cost: £4,000. Clerk of Works: James Turnbull.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 134-5,pl.32; Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol. 27, 109

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1834
Nature: For Mercers' Company.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 147, Pl.49

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, PORTNA WHARF WALL
Date: 1834
Nature: -
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 147

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, MAGHERA STREET, 2ND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1838-9
Nature: Amendments
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), Pl. 46;  also ilus. in Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 191.


Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI)
Date: 1840;1862
Nature: New church, with George Smith; also organ loft, 1862
Refs: Design for organ loft, signed and dated 12 Aug 1862, in RCB Library, portfolio 10A; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 336;  James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 138-9,141, Pl.38,39;  illus. in Clergy of Derry & Raphoe (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1999), 86.

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, SCHOOLS
Date: 1840ca
Nature: With George Smith
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), Pl.44; B 22, 1 Oct 1864, 729

Building: CO. DERRY, LISLEA, SCHOOLS
Date: 1840ca
Nature: With George Smith
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), Pl.43

Building: CO. DERRY, MOVANAGHER, SCHOOLS
Date: 1840ca
Nature: With George Smith. for Mercers' Company.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), Pl.42

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, COLLEGE GREEN, NO. 034 (NATIONAL BANK)
Date: 1842-1845
Nature: New 5-bay, 3-storey bank premises with single-bay wings.  Superintending archt:  Isaac Farrell
Refs: Pettigrew & Oulton's Dublin Almanac (1847), 'Annals of Dublin' (Nov 1842); E.M. Cosgrave, Visitor's Guide to Dublin; M. Craig, Dublin 1660-1860, 322; Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 413.


Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, CHURCH STREET, MERCERS' COMPANY ESTATE OFFICE
Date: 1843-9
Nature: -
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 141,144, Pl.47

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, CHURCH STREET, 1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1849
Nature: New church opened. For Mercers' Company.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), Pl. 40;  Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 187(illus.)


Building: CO. DERRY, SWATRAGH, SCHOOLS
Date: 1863-1865
Nature: Proposed new schools, designed by WB?, for Mercers' Company. Builder: John McCloy and ? Steward
Refs: Estimates of John McCloy, letter and report from William Barnes, &c., 1863, in Mercers' Company Records, 5/57/479,480,486,496,497,500-50,712

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, NATIONAL SCHOOLS
Date: 1864
Nature: New schools, financed by Mercers' Company. FS laid Sep? 1864.Contractors: Steward & McCloy, Kilrea.
Refs: Copy agreement and contract between Mercers' Co. and Steward & McCloy, builders, 11 Aug 1864, in Mercers' Co. Records, Guildhall Library, London, ref. 5/57/718; B 22, 1 Oct 1864, 729

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, BRIDGE STREET, HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: New villa.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), pl.33

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, RECTORY
Date: ?
Nature: Addition of porch
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 141

Building: CO. DERRY, KILREA, HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: Cottage for rector's manservant.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 141