Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership of Belfast and Dublin, formed in 1860, when CHARLES LANYON  CHARLES LANYON and WILLIAM HENRY LYNN  WILLIAM HENRY LYNN took Charles Lanyon's eldest son, JOHN LANYON JOHN LANYON , as their junior partner.(1) At the same time the firm opened a branch office at 64 Upper Sackville Street, Dublin, which was run by John Lanyon until 1867. The partnership was dissolved on 1 July 1872; the terms and circumstances of the break-up were the subject of a court action brought by Lynn against the Lanyons.(2) Pupils and assistants in the office included SAMUEL PATRICK CLOSE SAMUEL PATRICK CLOSE , PHILIP MAURICE DUDGEON  PHILIP MAURICE DUDGEON and MORTIMER HENRY LINKLATER.  MORTIMER HENRY LINKLATER.

Addresses:(3) Belfast: 1 Upper Queen Street, 1860-66;(4) 12 Wellington Place, 1868; 11 Howard Street, 1870 until dissolution of partnership.
Dublin: 64 Upper Sackville Street, 1860-1872.

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(1) Although the name of the partnership appears as Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon from 1860 onwards, articles regulating the partnership were not drawn up until 1863, see IB 16, 15 Nov 1874, 319.
(2) IB 16, 15 Nov 1874, 319; Architect 12, 21 Nov 1874, 279; B 34, 4 Mar 1876, 223.
(3) From Thom's directories and Belfast directories.
(3) Belfast directory; Thom's Directory gives the address as 2 Queens Street, Belfast up until 1869.


82 work entries listed in chronological order for LANYON, LYNN & LANYON


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, LISBURN, HILLSBOROUGH ROAD, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1859-1860
Nature: Addition of transepts and gallery. Reopened 10 Jun 1860. Consecrated, 24 Sep 1863.
Refs: Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 2, no. 12, 15 Jun 1860, 319;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013),  226 (illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, MILITARY ROAD, ASHURST
Date: 1860-63
Nature: Large mansion for Judge William Cary Dobbs. To cost £4,000 or £5,000. Probably designed by John Lanyon.
Refs: DB 2, 1 Dec 1860, 380; 3, 15 Feb 1861, 436;  IAA, PKS A03 (Aug 1861, p.97v);  A.P.W. Malcomson, The Clements Archive (Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2010), 229; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 13

Building: ?, ?, HOUSE (A. BOYLE)
Date: 1861
Nature: Proposed house for A. Boyle. Estimated cost of J.Nolan's estimate, £3,400.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Feb 1861, p.50v), L1 (p.437)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY
Date: 1861
Nature: Entire property belonging to Edward Breslin mapped out after design by LL & L.
Refs: DB 3, 15 Jul 1861, 578

Building: CO. GALWAY, TUAM, CATHEDRAL OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1861
Nature: Proposals for addition, alts. and restoration, but design by Deanes chosen instead.
Refs: DB 3, 15 Jul,15 Sep 1861, 578,626

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, QUINSBOROUGH ROAD, PRINCE OF WALES TERRACE
Date: 1861
Nature: 'important buildings of a domestic character to be erected'.
Refs: DB 3, 15 Apr,15 Jul 1861, 487,578; W. Garner, Bray Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1980), 28(illus.),29.

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, HERBERT ROAD, ARDMORE HOUSE
Date: 1861
Nature: New mansion 'in course of erection', for Thomas Lefroy, QC. Builder: Lee. Plasterer: Hogan. Estimated cost: £2,000.
Refs: DB 3, 15 Feb 1861, 436;  William Garner, Bray: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1980), 70(illus..),72.

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CAHIR PARK
Date: 1861-62
Nature: New house on site of Castle View House, for Countess of Glengall. Contractor: Meade, Gt Brunswick St.
Refs: IAA, PKS L1 (p.165); DB 3, 15 May,1 Sep,15 Nov 1861, 519,620,689; 4, 1 Jun 1862, 137; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 53(illus.)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 112 (UNITARIAN CHURCH)
Date: 1861-62
Nature: Winners of competiiton. Design by Lynn. Builder: Hammond, Dublin & Drogheda.
Refs: Competition perspective view by W.H. Lynn in Ulster Museum, no. 2370, see H. Dixon, William Henry Lynn (Ulster Museum, 1878), no. 12(illus.); DB 3, 1 Mar,15 Jun,15 Jul,15 Aug 1861, 448,536,578,605; 4, 1 Jan,1 Mar,1 May 1862, 2,54,55(illus.),112; IB 20, 1 Jul 1878, 188; 36, 1 Dec 1894, 269(illus.);  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 475-6.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CASTLE PLACE, NO. 23 (ULSTER CLUB)
Date: 1861-63
Nature: Tenders invited 1861. Completed 1863.
Refs: B 19, 2 Feb,16 Mar 1861, 81,175; C.E.B. Brett, The Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 37

Building: CO. ANTRIM, SHANE'S CASTLE
Date: 1861a
Nature: New house with tower, 'just being completed on the site of the old structure', Oct 1861. Contractor: James Henry, Belfast. (Burnt out by IRA, 20 May 1922.)
Refs: Irish Times, 5 Oct 1861;  C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of County Antrim (UAHS, 1996), 71.

Building: CO. CORK, CORK, BISHOP STREET, CATHEDRAL OF ST FINN BARRE (CI)
Date: 1862
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: Sketch by W.H. Lynn in collection of Mr P.J. Mulvenna, 1978, see H. Dixon, William Henry Lynn (Ulster Museum, 1878), no. 29

Building: CO. DOWN, HOLYWOOD, NATIONAL SCHOOLS (DR SULLIVAN'S)
Date: 1862
Nature: Venetian Gothic.Opened 28 Apr 1862. Probably attributable to Lynn. Builder: Ross, Belfast. (Extension with hall and clock tower added 1877).
Refs: DB 4, 1 May 1862, 102; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of North County Down (UAHS, 2002), 233(illus.)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, HOUSES (009)
Date: 1862
Nature: 8 houses and a villa 'at present erecting' for Mr Dargan. Contractor: Meade, Gt Brunswick St.
Refs: DB 4, 1 Jun 1862, 137

Building: CO. DOWN, HOLYWOOD, HIGH STREET, SULLIVAN SCHOOL
Date: 1862
Nature: Nerw schoo, endowed by Dr Robert Sullivan. Ruskinian Venetian with polychromatic brick.
Refs: Belfast News Letter, 29 Apr 1862, cited by Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 116(illus.),337.

Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, ABBEY STREET, RAILWAY STATION
Date: 1862-1865
Nature: Italianate. Contractor: Edwards Bros. Line opened 18 May 1865. for Belfast, Holywood & Bangor Railway Co.
Refs: W.A. McCutcheon, Railway History in Pictures: Ireland(1969), II, 74(illus.); Marcus Patton, Bangor: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1999), 5(illus.),6

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CATHEDRAL (CI, PROPOSED)
Date: 1862-633
Nature: LL& L given instructions to prepare plans.
Refs: Ecclesiologist 23, Dec 1862, 340; B 21, 3 Jan 1863, 17

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CARLISLE BRIDGE (NEW)
Date: 1862-64;1870
Nature: Placed 2nd in competition for rebuilding but their design adopted. Decision to execute work taken in 1870. Contractor: Doherty.
Refs: DB 4, 15 Aug,15 Sep 1862, 213,232(illus.); B 22, 26 Mar 1864, 228; 28, 15 May,4 Jun 1870, 114,442; RHA 1866, nos. 523,528 (exh. under name of W.H. Lynn); IB 12, 15 May,1,15 Jun 1870, 114,124,137; 18, 15 Jun 1876, 171

Building: CO. FERMANAGH, TEMPO MANOR
Date: 1862;1867
Nature: By Charles Lanyon, for Sir James Emerson Tennent.
Refs: Henry Coulter, The West of Ireland (Dublin, 1862), 329(illus.); Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 499-500

Building: CO. TYRONE, CORICK
Date: 1863
Nature: Alts. & adds.  For Story family in 'plain, minimal Italian style' (Rowan).
Refs: Information from Story family, Oct 2009; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 193-4

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MALAHIDE ROAD (CLONTARF), MOUNT TEMPLE HOUSE
Date: 1863
Nature: Mansion on Lord Howth's property at Clontarf 'in course of completion'.
Refs: DB 5, 15 May 1863, 84

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CLYDE ROAD, CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW (CI)
Date: 1863
Nature: Practice among 5 invited to submit portfolio of work prior to choosing architect for church. T.H. Wyatt chosen.
Refs: B 21, 5 Sep 1863, 644

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, MERCER STREET, MERCER'S HOSPITAL
Date: 1863
Nature: Waiting room and surgical theatre behind hospital.
Refs: DB 5, 1 Jul 1863, 118

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, BALLYMONEY ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (WEST CHURCH)
Date: 1863
Nature: New church in Decorated Gothic style, with octagonal spire. Hammer-beam roof supported on cast-iron columns. Arcade of 19 stalls at rear of platform. Church separated from school by screen. Opened 4 Jan 1863. Contractor: Joseph McAuley. Cost £5,000. Woodwork by Swinburn, Bush Lane, London.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Jan 1863, 6; W.D. Girvan, R. Oram, A. Rowan, Historic Buildings…in Antrim & Ballymena (UAHS, 1969), 16 (no. 4)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, KINTULLAGH CASTLE
Date: 1863
Nature: Bence Jones says 'without doubt...by the same hand' as Tempo, Co. Fermanagh, and Killashee, Co. Kildare. For William A. Young.
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 177,178(illus.);  C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of County Antrim (UAHS, 1996), 116(illus.).

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET UPPER, NO. 055 (EDINBURGH LIFE INSURANCE CO.)
Date: 1863-64
Nature: Remodelling of house, with new Scottish Baronial facade and Doric porch. Builder: Walter Doolin.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Dec 1863, 201 (where wrongly attr. to A.G. Jones); 6, 1 Jan,15 Mar 1864, 7,44; B 22, 7 May 1864, 339

Building: CO. DUBLIN, ST DOULAGH'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1863-65
Nature: Enlargement of ancient church. The 'admirable design by Mr Lynn' adopted, Jun 1863.  Church reopened, 25 Jan 1865. Builder: J. Douglas, Harcourt St. (?Supervising architect Mr Sloane?). Pulpit designed by Lynn and carved by Fitzpatrick, Belfast.
Refs: Drawing, signed and dated 1863, in RCB Library, portfolio 15; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 4, no. 48 (15 Jun 1863), 797; 7, no. 67 (21 Jan 1865), 17; no. 68 (15 Feb 1865), 38;  DB 6, 1 Sep 1863, 149; 7, 1 Feb,15 Mar 1865, 30,72(illus.); B 23, 18 Mar 1865, 197; Irish Times, 26 Jan 1864;  JRSAI 44 (1914), 264,268;  Douglas Scott Richardson, 'The New St Doulagh's Church: a page from the old Dublin Builder', IB 111. 3 May 1969 (110th Anniversary Issue), 277-281(illus.).

Building: CO. LOUTH, DROGHEDA, LAURENCE STREET, TOWN HALL (WHITWORTH HALL)
Date: 1864
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: B 22, 12 Mar 1864, 187

Building: CO. SLIGO, SLIGO, QUAY STREET, TOWN HALL
Date: 1864
Nature: Placed second in competition. Assessor: Sir John Benson. (Competition announced, Jun 1864, see Freeman's Journal, 2 Jun 1864.)
Refs: DB 6, 15 Aug 1864, 166; B 22, 20 Aug 1864, 619

Building: CO. WEXFORD, BUNCLODY, NEWTOWNBARRY HOUSE
Date: 1864
Nature: 'in course of construction' for R.W. Hall-Dare, who gave banquet in house for all the artisans on 30 Mar 1864 'in acknowledgment of his satisfaction as to the progress of the works'. Builder: Thomas H. Carroll, 17 Lr Baggot St. Clerk of Works: James Gargan.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Apr 1864, 66,70

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, GARRYKENNEDY HOUSE (NENAGH)
Date: 1864
Nature: New house? or alts.? For R.S. Gabbet. Builder: Ryan & Son. Cost: £2,233.
Refs: IAA, PKS B02/41, A03 (Mar 1864, p.80v)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, GLENAGEARY, SILCHESTER ROAD, CHURCH OF ST PAUL (CI)
Date: 1864
Nature: Entrants in limited competition.
Refs: DB 6, 1 May,15 Sep 1864, 82,188

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELFAST BANK (PROPOSED)
Date: 1864
Nature: One of 3 firms invited to submit plans in limited competition for new bank in Belfast 'of very considerable importance'.
Refs: DB 6, 15 Mar 1864, 44

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL SQUARE NORTH, NO. 016-18 (MOORE & WEINBERG)
Date: 1864
Nature: 3-storey, 5-bay linen warehouse, converted into Linen Hall Library by Young & Mackenzie, 1891..
Refs: DB 6, 15 Nov 1864, 232(illus.); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 34 (no. 68, illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast (UAHS, 1993), 118-9

Building: CO. ARMAGH, JONESBOROUGH, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1864-1866
Nature: New church rebuilt on old foundations at expense of Lord Clermont. Reopened 7 Oct 1866. Builder: Arthur Mathews, Dundalk. Estimated cost: £900.
Refs: Contract drawing, signed by contractor, Arthur Matthews, Apr 1863, in RCB Library, portfolio 2B; DB 5, 15 Jun 1863, 107; 6, 15 Sep 1864, 181,184(illus.); 8, 15 Oct 1866, 253;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 363.

Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, CLOONEY TERRACE (WATERSIDE), CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS (CI)
Date: 1864-1867
Nature: New district church. Early English. To seat 400. For Rev. David Babington, rector. Opened 2 Sep 1867; consecrated 26 Nov 1867 by Bishop of Derry. Site granted by James Murray of Caw(?). Contractor: Alexander McElwee. Cost: £8,000.
Refs: Drawings, signed and dated July 1864 (contractor's signature, Feb 1865) in RCB Library, portfolio 10; IAA, PKS L1 (p.680,683,686-9,691 &c.); DB 6, 1 Nov 1864, 225; IB 9 15 Sep,1 Dec 1867, 243,316; B 22, 22 Oct 1864, 781; William Fullerton, Architectural Examples in Brick, Stone, Wood and Iron(1890), 195(illus.); J.B. Leslie, Derry Clegy and Parishes (1937), 165; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 385; Clergy of Derry & Raphoe (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1999), Pt 1, 58(illus.);  also illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 166.


Building: CO. DOWN, HILLSBOROUGH CASTLE
Date: 1865
Nature: Large temporary building for Arthur, 4th Marquess of Downshire, serving purpose of ballroom & theatre erected to W of castle for celebrations attending coming of age of Arthur, Lord Hillsborough (1844-1874). Builder: John Lowry, Belfast.
Refs: IB 8, 15 Jan 1866, 28

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, O'CONNELL STREET LOWER, NO. 009 (SCOTTISH WIDOWS' ASSURANCE SOCIETY)
Date: 1865
Nature: New front. Builder: John Butler.
Refs: DB 7, 15 Feb,1 Jun 1865, 48,136(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA CASTLE
Date: 1865
Nature: Scottish Baronial, for Col. Robert Alexander Shafto Adair. Builder: James Henry. Estimated cost £13,850. Begun 1865. (Demolished)
Refs: IAA, PKS B03/24 and A03 (Aug,Sep 1865, p.62v); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 24(illus.); C.E.B. Brett architects files, citing 'obituaries' give W.H. Lynn as architect and date as 1873; article in says it was not completed until 1887

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, SCHOOL
Date: 1865
Nature: New parochial school house. FS laid 2 Jan 1865 by Col. Adair, opened 19 Sep 1865. Cost: £1,000.
Refs: DB 7, 15 Jan,1 Oct 1865, 26,238

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BALLYMACARRETT, HOUSE FOR WILLIAM MULLAN (?WILLOWFIELD)
Date: 1865
Nature: Estimated cost of James Henry's tender, £3,600.
Refs: IAA, PKS B03/26 and A03 (Sep 1865, p.62v)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, COLLEGE GARDENS, METHODIST COLLEGE
Date: 1865
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: B 23, 14 Jan 1865, 27 DB 7, 1 Feb,1 Jul,1 Aug 1865, 34(illus.),161,183

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, VICTORIA STREET, ALBERT MEMORIAL CLOCK TOWER
Date: 1865
Nature: Competition entrants. Competition won by W.J. Barre.
Refs: Competition perspective view by W.H. Lynn in Ulster Museum, see H. Dixon, William Henry Lynn (Ulster Museum, 1878), no. 8, and Martyn Anglesea, 'The Lynn Brothers, architect and sculptor', Irish Arts Review Yearbook 1989-90, 258(illus.); B 23, 24 Jun,8,22 Jul 1865, 447,487,525,539; 24, 14 Apr 1866, 273; DB 7, 15 Jun,1 Jul,1 Aug 1865, 153,164,183 (but see Brett, 40-41, for scandal attending competition); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 321

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MAY STREET, NO. 004-10 (CHURCH OF IRELAND YOUNG MEN'S SOCIETY HALL)
Date: 1865-1866
Nature: Venetian Gothic, attr. by Dixon & Larmour to Lynn. Red and white brick with stone dressings. Coffee room on ground floor, assembly room and reading room above. Builders: Fitzpatrick, Bros. FS laid by J. Mulholland, JP, 27 Oct 1865; completed by Nov 1866. Builder: Fitzpatrick Bros.
Refs: DB 7, 15 Jul 1865, 182; 8, 1 Nov 1866, 268; IB 9, 15 Jan 1867, 21; H. Dixon, 'William Henry Lynn', BIGS 17 (Jan-Jun 1974), 29; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 34 (no. 69, illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical Gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 233;

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LIGONIEL ROAD (BALLYSILLAN), ST MARK'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1865-66
Nature: Enlargement. See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, UNIVERSITY ROAD, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, LIBRARY (OLD)
Date: 1865-68
Nature: See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. ANTRIM, JORDANSTOWN, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI)
Date: 1865-68
Nature: See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELFAST CASTLE, CHAPEL
Date: 1865-69
Nature: Private chapel for Marquess of Donegall in Deer Park demesne. Middle Pointed style, 4 bays long with apsidal end and octagon turret at W end.. Builder: John Lowry. Larmour says 'almost certainly' by Lynn.
Refs: DB 7, 15 Mar 1865, 82; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 37 (no. 73, illus.)

Building: CO. TIPPERARY, CASTLE LOUGH
Date: 1866
Nature: Large castle, for A. Parker. To cost nearly £14,000 (PKS account book says £14,236). Tenders invited. (Unexecuted? See description in Bence Jones, 72)
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Nov 1866, p.116v); B 24, 24 Nov 1866, 872

Building: CO. DOWN, KILLOUGH, SHEILS' ALMSHOUSES
Date: 1866
Nature: New almshouses. For Commissioners of Charles Shiels's Charity. Cost: £3,500.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jul 1866, p.116v); DB 8, 1 Aug 1866, 198

Building: CO. TYRONE, DUNGANNON, OAKS ROAD, SHEILS' ALMSHOUSES
Date: 1866
Nature: Row of 5 4-roomed houses, 5 3-roomed houses and 10 2-roomed houses. Row returned at each end. Central clock tower. Early French style, built of local sandstone with limestone bands. Cost: £4,800. Builder: Steward.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Mar 1866, p.116v); B 24, 14 Apr 1866, 273;  Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 260.

Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON STREET LOWER, NO. 008 (MAGDALEN ASYLUM CHURCH)
Date: 1866
Nature: Winners of competition for new front. Builder: Tighe.
Refs: DB 8, 15 Jul 1866, 185; B 24, 8 Sep 1866, 672

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, TOMB STREET, J.& T. SINCLAIR
Date: 1866
Nature: Rebuilding of large provision stores destroyed by fire. Cost: £4,852. (But eventually built to designs of Murray & Drew.)
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jun 1866, p.116v); DB 8, 15 Jun 1866, 160

Building: CO. DOWN, REDBURN (HOLYWOOD)
Date: 1866
Nature: House, for Robert Grimshaw Dunville.
Refs: www.dumville.org

Building: CO. LAOIS, STRADBALLY HALL
Date: 1866-67
Nature: Remodelling, for Robert G. Cosby. Estimatedost: £11,187.
Refs: Plans & elevations, dated 15 Oct 1866, in collection of Cosby family, Stradbally Hall (photographs in IAA); PKS IAA, A03 (Jan 1867, p. 116v)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, SHIEL'S INSTITUTION
Date: 1866-67
Nature: New almshouse. Cost: £3,500. Builder: Ross.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Mar 1866, p.116v); DB 8, 15 Jun 1866, 161 (tenders invited); R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup, P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 201-2

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ADELAIDE STREET, OFFICES & STORES (DUNVILLE & CO.)
Date: 1866-67
Nature: New wine and spirit stores.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jun 1866, Mar 1867, p. 116v); DB 8, 15 Jun 1866, 160; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical Gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 4

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, RICHMOND LODGE
Date: 1867
Nature: Alts, for John W. Dunville. Estimated cost: £1,145.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jan 1867, p.116v)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MAY STREET, NO. 001 (MATIER'S LINEN WAREHOUSE)
Date: 1867
Nature: Patterned brick 'harmonious blending of Classic forms, with Italian Gothic details'.
Refs: C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 43; IB 9, 15 Jan 1867, 21; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast (UAHS, 1993), 229

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, SCOTCH STREET, NORTHERN BANK
Date: 1867-68
Nature: New building on site of existing bank.  Tenders invited, May 1867. Rebuilding started 1867. Cost: £5,000. Contractor: James Connor, Belfast.
Refs: Armagh Guardian, 10 May 1867; IB 9, 15 May,15 Jul 1867, 127,186; 10, 15 Oct 1868, 259; R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup, P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 192; Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 131. 

Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, HOUSE
Date: 1867-68
Nature: New house, for Mrs Nicholson. Estimated cost: £4,040.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jan 1867, Dec 1868, p.116v)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BEDFORD STREET, NO. 035-37 (S. BOAS)
Date: 1867-68
Nature: Store for S.(or H?) Boaz, fancy box maker. Cost: £2,243
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Sep 1867, p.116v); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 42 (no. 88); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical Gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 29

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, SHIEL'S INSTITUTION
Date: 1867-68
Nature: Cost: £3,500. Builder: Lowry.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (May 1867, p.116v); IB 11, 1 Oct 1869, 219; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of County Antrim (UAHS, 1996), 230(illus.), 231

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL SQUARE NORTH, LINEN WAREHOUSE (RICHARDSON SONS & OWDEN)
Date: 1867-69
Nature: See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. LAOIS, MOUNT HENRY
Date: 1868
Nature: Works at, for E.S.R. Smyth. Estimated cost £2,147.
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Jan 1868, p.116v)

Building: CO. DUBLIN, STILLORGAN, BREWERY ROAD, SHEILS' INSTITUTION
Date: 1868
Nature: New convalescent home; 'one of the most successful institutional buildings in the Ruskinian manner' (O'Dwyer).
Refs: Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (Cork University Press, 1997), 406

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, TOWER HILL, SHEILS' ALMSHOUSES
Date: 1868
Nature: Gothic 2-storey ranges laid out in U plan. Also detached L-plan block.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 128, Pl.105.

Building: CO. CLARE, ENNIS, BINDON STREET, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (CI, DRUMCLIFFE PARISH)
Date: 1868-1871
Nature: New church. FS laid 24 Jun 1869; consecrated 30 Nov 1871.
Refs: Contract drawing(s), signed and dated 1868, in RCB Library, portfolio 19; IB 11, 1 Jul 1869, 153;  Irish Churchman 2, no. 6, 17 Jun 1869, 80;  JRSAI 30 (1900), 441; William Garner, Ennis: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1981), 12,13,14(illus.); illus. in Adrian Hewson, ed., Inspiring Stones: a history of the Church of Ireland Dioceses of Limerick, Ardfert, Aghadoe, Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert, Kilmacduagh & Emly (1995), 100.;  exterior illus. in Clergy of Killaloe, Kilfenora, Clonfert and Kilmacduagh (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2010) , 68,71,  exterior and interior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013),

Building: CO. DOWN, HOLYWOOD, CHURCH OF SS. PHILIP & JAMES (CI)
Date: 1868-69
Nature: New nave, N aisle & chancel. Consecrated after enlargement 19 May 1869 by Bishop of Down & Connor. Builder: Lowry & Son, Gt George's St, Belfast. Cost: £5,000.
Refs: Unsigned drawing, stamped 1868, in RCB Library, portfolio 11; IB 9, 1 May 1867, 111; 11, 1 Jun 1869, 135; B 25, 9 Nov 1867, 828; 27, 29 May 1869, 430;  Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 126(illus.)

Building: CO. WICKLOW, AVOCA, CHURCH OF HOLY TRINITY (CI, CASTLEMACADAM PARISH)
Date: 1868-70
Nature: New church on site presented by Viscount Powerscourt. Early English style.. FS laid Jun 1868. Cons. 27 Apr 1870. Contractor: Gahan & Sons, Harcourt St.  (Similar to Drumcliffe parish church, Ennis, co. Clare, also 1868.)  Building in bad state by 1888.
Refs: Contract drawing, signed by Welland & Gillespie and dated May 1868, in RCB Library, portfolio 18; IB 8, 1 Jun 1866, 144; 9, 1 May,1 Aug 1867, 111,200; 10, 1 Jun 1868, 144; 12, 1 May 1870, 110; 31, 1,15 Jan 1889, 4,?; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 12, no. 132, 23 May 1870, 130;  Clergy of Dublin & Glenadalough (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2001), 268;  illus in Aughrim, Ballinatone, Castlemacadam Parishes, http://www.abcparishes.ie/history.html (last visited Jan 2010);  exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 300.

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ARTHUR SQUARE, NO. 013-21 (MASONIC HALL)
Date: 1868-70
Nature: New masonic hall in 'Early French style', 4 storeys with shops on ground floor. Stone faced to 1st-fl windows; remainder brick with sandstone dressings. FS laid by Charles Lanyon, Grand Master, 24 Jun 1868. Builder: Thomas McKeown. Cost: £8,000. Brett says attributed to Charles Lanyon himself.
Refs: B 26, 4 Jul 1868, 493; DB 8, 15 May 1866, 133; IB 9, 1 Dec 1867, 316; 10, 1 Jul 1868, 144,159; 11, 1 Jan 1869, 6; .E.B. Brett, The Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 54; Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical Gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 16(illus.),18

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELFAST CASTLE
Date: 1868-70
Nature: New Scottish Baronial house on slope of Cave Hill by John Lanyon, for Marquess of Donegall. Faced with Cookstown stone with white Scottish stone dressings. Note in B of I files says castle was completed 1870; also lodge.
Refs: DB 7, 15 Mar 1865, 82; IB 11, 1 Jan 1869, 9; 16, 15 Jan 1874, 17; Architect 10, 25 Oct 1873, 214(illus.); C.E.B. Brett, The Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 26,46, pls. 55,62; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 36-37, (no. 72, illus.); J.A.K. Dean, The Gate Lodges of Ulster (UAHS, 1994), 4 (no. 41, illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DONEGALL STREET, NO. 026-30 (BROOKFIELD LINEN CO.)
Date: 1869
Nature: See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, VICTORIA STREET, NO. 080 (TOWN HALL & MUNICIPAL OFFICES)
Date: 1869
Nature: Competition entrants.
Refs: IB 11, 1 May 1869, 107

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, EGLANTINE AVENUE, CHURCH OF ST THOMAS (CI)
Date: 1869-70
Nature: New High Victorian Gothic church to accommodate 600, funded by bequest of late A.T. Maclean. By John Lanyon. (Did JL also design extension of 1888?) FS laid Oct or Nov 1869. Consecrated 22 Dec 1870. Builder: Lowry & Son.
Refs: DB 8, 15 May 1866, 133; Architect 2, 6 Nov 1869, 232;   Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 11, no. 126, 20 Nov 1869, 258;  John Frederick MacNeice, The church of Ireland in Belfast (Belfast, 1931), 27-29(illus.);  Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 38 (no. 74, illus.); Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 61;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 221(illus.).


Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ANTRIM ROAD, ST JAMES'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1869-71
Nature: See works of W.H. Lynn.
Refs:

Building: CO. DOWN, RATHMORE (FINAGHY)
Date: 1870
Nature: Attr. to L,L & L on stylistic grounds by Larmour.
Refs: Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 107 (no. S10, illus.)

Building: CO. MEATH, DOWDSTOWN (NAVAN)
Date: 1870ca
Nature: 'extensive Baronial design by Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon, possibly with the assistance of S.P. Close'.
Refs: Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 78,434, Pl.125

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ARTHUR SQUARE, THEATRE ROYAL
Date: 1871
Nature: To open on 25 Sep 1871; 'being erected from plans by the late Mr Charles Sherry, which Messrs. Lanyon, Lynn, & Lanyon are energetically carrying out with the assistance of Mr S.P. Close'. Contractor: Thomas McKeown.
Refs: IB 13, 15 Sep 1871, 245

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WINDSOR AVENUE, NO. 021 (CARRAGHDARAGH)
Date: 1871
Nature: Italianate.
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 182(illus.),183

Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTRUSH, TOWN HALL
Date: 1872
Nature: Red brick with yellow and black brick trim.
Refs: Coleraine Chronicle, 1 Jun 1872 (B. of I.); W.D. Girvan, North Antrim (UAHS, 1972), 12(illus.),13

Building: CO. WICKLOW, BRAY, FLORENCE ROAD, FLORENCE TERRACE
Date: ?
Nature: Terrace of 13 houses which 'appears to have been designed by Lanyon, Lynn & Lanyon'.
Refs: William Garner, Bray: Architectural Heritage (An Foras Forbatha, 1980), 34(illus.),35.