Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Belfast, active in the 1920s and 1930s. Castor Love was architect to the Co. Down Education Committee from 1927 to 1934, when he was suspended on suspicion of fraud. After an official inquiry, he was dismissed outright in March 1935. Criminal proceedings were then initiated against him for fraudulent conversion to his own use of a paying order of £1,600 issued in favour of the builders McKee & Sons.(1)

Royal Sanitary Institute: member by 1927.(2)

Addresses: 11 Chichester Street, Belfast, 1927-1929;(3) 5 Wellington Place, 1929-1934.(4)

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References



(1) See IB 76, 3,17 Nov 1934, 940,974; 77, 9 Feb,23 Mar,7? Apr 1935, 89,240,?.
(2) Architect & Building News 118, 25 Nov 1927, 843.
(3) Architect & Building News 117, 25 Mar 1927, 542; IB 71, 25 May 1929, 466.
(4) IB 71, 22 Jun 1929, 567; 76, 2 Jun 1934, 478.


55 work entries listed in chronological order for LOVE, CASTOR J.


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Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, COUNTY INFIRMARY
Date: 1920-1940ca
Nature: Alterations to ground, 1st and 2nd floors.
Refs: Plans re same, 1920-1940ca, in PRONI, LA/3/8/JA/1,2,3 (see PRONI e-catalogue).

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, WINDSOR HILL, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1927
Nature: Rebuilding. Tenders sought. For Down County Regional Education Committee.
Refs: Architect & Building News 118, 25 Nov 1927, 843; IB 69, 26 Nov 1927, 883

Building: CO. DOWN, KILLYLEAGH, HIGH STREET, MASONIC HALL
Date: 1927
Nature: Conversion of premises into masonic hall. Tenders invited.
Refs: Architect & Building News 117, 25 Mar,1 Apr 1927, 542,586

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWCASTLE, TECHNICAL SCHOOL
Date: 1927-30
Nature: CL's plans 'considered satisfactory' by Technical School Committee. Cost: £6,000. FS laid by Viscount Bangor in summer of 1929. Opened by Marquess of Londonderry, Aug 1930.
Refs: IB 69, 26 Nov 1927, 883; 71, 19 Jan,13 Apr,22 Jun,20 Jul 1929, 66,332,567,664; 72, 16 Aug 1930, 719

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYMACASHEN, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1928
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 70, 22 Dec 1928, 1084

Building: CO. DOWN, KILLINCHY, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1928
Nature: Reconstruction.
Refs: IB 70, 10 Nov 1928, 964

Building: CO. DOWN, KILKEEL, TECHNICAL SCHOOL
Date: 1928
Nature: Plumbing work.
Refs: IB 70, 13 oct 1928, 892

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KNOCKLOFTY PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 27 Oct 1928, 923

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, PITTSBURG STREET, HOUSES (020)
Date: 1928
Nature: -
Refs: IB 70, 4 Aug,13 Oct 1928, 672,882

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, YORK ROAD, HOUSES (008)
Date: 1928
Nature: Plans approved by City Surveyor.
Refs: IB 70, 4 Aug 1928, 672

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYDRAIN, SCHOOL
Date: 1928-1930
Nature: New. Opened summer of 1930 by Viscountess Charlemont.
Refs: IB 70, 22 Dec 1928, 1084; 72, 21 Jun 1930, 563

Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, CASTLE STREET, ST COMGALL'S RC PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1928-1931
Nature: New school to be erected. £43,800. Contractor: Thomas McKee & Sons, Belfast.
Refs: IB 70, 27 Oct 1928, 915; 71, 2 Mar,11 May,17 Aug,28 Sep,9 Nov 1929, 190,418,735,876,1007; Architect & Building News 121, 21 Jun 1929, 832; Marcus Patton, Bangor: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1999), 15(illus.),42

Building: CO. DOWN, GREYABBEY, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1929
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 71, 25 May 1929, 466

Building: CO. DOWN, GLENCRAIG (CRAIGAVAD), SCHOOL
Date: 1929
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 71, 19 Jan 1929, 66

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLYDE STREET, PREMISES
Date: 1929
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 71, 3 Aug 1929, 703

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, KNOCKLOFTY PARK, HOUSE
Date: 1929
Nature: Addition.
Refs: IB 71, 13 Apr 1929, 330

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, CENTRAL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1929-1930
Nature: New. Contractor: S. & J. Agnew. £20,000
Refs: IB 71, 19 Jan,7 Dec 1929, 66,1095; 72, 1 Feb,15,29 Mar 1930, 111,255,295

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, FEVER HOSPITAL
Date: 1929-1930
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 72, 4 Jan,29 Mar,7 Jun,12 Oct 1930, 19,295,522,920; Architect & Building News 122, 18,31 Oct 1929, 608,489

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWRY, INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
Date: 1929-30
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 71, 14 Sep 1929, 835; 72, 7 Jun 1930, 520

Building: CO. DOWN, HOLYWOOD, CENTRAL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: -
Refs: IB 72, 8 Nov 1930, 1011

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, REGENT HOUSE SECONDARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 72, 27 Sep 1930, 371

Building: CO. DOWN, CONLIG (NEWTOWNARDS), PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 72, 12 Apr 1930, 339

Building: CO. DOWN, CROSSGAR, SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: New. £5,000.
Refs: IB 72, 19 Jul 1930, 645

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYWALTER, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: New. Tenders invited.
Refs: Architect & Building News 124, 19 Sep 1930, 406

Building: CO. DOWN, BACKNAMULLAGH, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930
Nature: New. Builder: Gardner & McAlister, Church St, Dromore.
Refs: IB 72, 19 Jul 1930, 630; 73, 20 Jun 1931, 555

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GREAT VICTORIA STREET, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1930
Nature: Conversion of house into shop and house.
Refs: IB 76, 27 Jan 1934, 70

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GREAT VICTORIA STREET, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1930
Nature: Conversion of house into shop and house, for A.N. Hynds..
Refs: IB 74, 21 May 1932, 480

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GREAT VICTORIA STREET, SHOP & HOUSE
Date: 1930
Nature: Conversion of house into shop and house.
Refs: IB 72, 5 Jul 1930, 604

Building: CO. DOWN, CARR, SCHOOL
Date: 1930-31
Nature: New. £5,000. Contractor: E. Frazer & Co, Alexander St, Belfast.
Refs: IB 72, 19 Jul 1930, 645; 73, 20 Jun 1931, 555

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYMASCANLON, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930-31
Nature: New. Opened by Viscount Bangor in summer of 1931. Cost: £2,200.
Refs: IB 72, 19 Jul 1930, 630; 73, 18 Jul 1931, 645

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, COUNTY INFIRMARY
Date: 1930-31
Nature: New wing and? new sanatorium. FS laid Nov 1930 by Countess Clanwilliam.. Contractor: Thomas McKee & Sons, Imperial Dr, Belfast.
Refs: IB 72, 29 Mar,12 Apr,2 ,16,30 Aug,8 Nov 1930, 292,337,688,730,772,1007; 73, 1,29 Aug,7 Nov 1931, 685,765,974; Architect & Building News 127, 14,28 Aug 1931, 199,255

Building: CO. DOWN, WARINGSTOWN, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1930-32
Nature: New. Tenders still being invited in Feb 1932. Contractor: H. Lyttle & Sons, Portadown.
Refs: IB 72, 8 Nov 1930, 1011; 73, 28 Mar,6 Jun 1931, 274,520; 74, 13 Feb,23 Apr 1932, 164,378; Architect & Building News 129, 19 Feb 1932, 272

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SANDY ROW, NO. 204A-206 (ORANGE HALL)
Date: 1930;1932
Nature: Alts.
Refs: IB 72, 25 Oct 1930, 968; 74, 12 Mar 1932, 252

Building: CO. DOWN, MOYALLON (NEAR), SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: New school to be buildt between Moyallan and Portadown.
Refs: IB 73, 28 Mar 1931, 274

Building: CO. DOWN, BALLYBOLEY, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 73, 23 May 1931, 466

Building: CO. DOWN, MAGHERANNOOK, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Adds.
Refs: IB 73, 23 May 1931, 466

Building: CO. DOWN, SAINTFIELD, ACADEMY PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Tenders invited for erecting addition.
Refs: IB 73, 10 Oct 1931, 88; Architect & Building News 128, 2 Oct 1931, 21,24

Building: CO. DOWN, BANBRIDGE, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 72, 11 Oct 1932, 916; 73, 29 Aug 1931, 765; 74, 13 Aug 1932, 748

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, DUNDONALD, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 73, 17 Jan,19 Jul 1930, 68,647

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CREGAGH ROAD, HARDING MEMORIAL SCHOOL
Date: 1931
Nature: Plans prepared for extensions.
Refs: Architect & Building News 127, 14 Aug 1931, 200

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRUMLIN ROAD, ADVERTISEMENT HOARDING
Date: 1931
Nature: For David Allen Billposting.
Refs: IB 73, 19 Dec 1931, 1101

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, GALWAY STREET, ADVERTISEMENT HOARDINGS
Date: 1931
Nature: In Hamill St, Galway St & Lisburn Rd.
Refs: IB 73, 29 Aug 1931, 763

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, HAMILL STREET, ADVERTISEMENT HOARDINGS
Date: 1931
Nature: In Hamill St, Galway St & Lisburn Rd.
Refs: IB 73, 29 Aug 1931, 763

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LISBURN ROAD, ADVERTISEMENT HOARDINGS
Date: 1931
Nature: In Hamill St, Galway St & Lisburn Rd.
Refs: IB 73, 29 Aug 1931, 763

Building: CO. DOWN, ROCKVALE (NEWRY), SCHOOL
Date: 1931-32
Nature: New. Contractor: McDowell & Fitzsimmons, Windsor Ave, Lurgan.
Refs: IB 73, 21 Nov 1931; 74, 16 Jan 1932, 71; Architect & Building News 127, 30 Oct,20 Nov 1931, 136,242

Building: CO. DOWN, CORCREAGH (NEWRY), SCHOOL
Date: 1931-32
Nature: New. Contractor: McDowell & fitzsimmons, Windsor Ave, Lurgan.
Refs: IB 73, 21 Nov 1931; 74, 16 Jan 1932, 71; Architect & Building News 128, 30 Oct,20 Nov 1931, 136,242

Building: CO. DOWN, MOYALLON, SCHOOL
Date: 1931-32
Nature: New, for Trustees of Moyallon School. Contractor: William Callaghan & Son, Union St, Lurgan.
Refs: IB 73, ? Jun 1931, 494; 74, 24 Sep 1932, 858a; Architect & Building News 126, 19 Jun 1931, 416

Building: CO. DOWN, DOWNPATRICK, TECHNICAL AND SECONDARY SCHOOL
Date: 1932
Nature: Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 74, 22 Oct 1932, 952

Building: CO. DOWN, PORTAVOGIE, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1932
Nature: Alts. & adds.
Refs: IB 74, 16 Jul 1932, 659

Building: CO. DOWN, GILFORD, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1932
Nature: New. Georgian style. Opened Aug or Sep 1933 by Lord Craigavon.
Refs: IB 74, 12 Mar 1932, 254; 75, 26 Sep 1933, 826

Building: CO. DOWN, CASTLEWELLAN, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1932-33
Nature: New. Opened by Lady Mabel Annesley 'recently'.Contractor: William Callaghan & Co, Maralin, Lurgan.
Refs: IB 74, 4 Jun 1932, 526; 75, 7 Oct 1933, 854,862

Building: CO. DOWN, PORTAFERRY, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1933
Nature: Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 75, 25 Mar 1933, 248

Building: CO. DOWN, KIRCUBBIN, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1933
Nature: Tenders invited.
Refs: IB 75, 25 Mar 1933, 248

Building: CO. DOWN, LISNASURE, PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1933
Nature: Alts. & repairs.
Refs: IB 75, 11 Mar 1933, 201

Building: CO. DOWN, GRANGE (GREENCASTLE), PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1934
Nature: Adds. & alts.
Refs: IB 76, 2 Jun 1934, 478