Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership of James Maxwell and William Charles Tuke, of Manchester, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 155, 842. In Ireland Maxwell & Tuke won the competition for designing the Reform Club, Royal Avenue, Belfast, 1883-5.(1) They were also placed second in the competition for the Belfast Central Library in Royal Avenue.(2)

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References



(1) B 44, 9 Jun 1883, 793; 48, 10 Jan 1885, 89; Larmour, 49 (no. 107, illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 286.
(2) B 45, ? ? 1883, 367; 46, ??,??, 236,238.


2 work entries listed in chronological order for MAXWELL & TUKE #


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, CENTRAL LIBRARY
Date: 1883
Nature: M & T win second premium (£50) in competition.
Refs: B 45, ? ? 1883, 367; 46, ??,??, 236,238

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, ROYAL AVENUE, NO. 004 (ULSTER REFORM CLUB)
Date: 1883-5
Nature: M & T winners of competition. 3-storey red sandstone building with corner entrance with turret above. Work supervised by W.H. Lynn. Informally opened Jan 1885. Builder: James Henry. Cost: £12,000.
Refs: IB 25, 15 Jan 1883, 30; B 44, 15 Jan,9 Jun 1883, 27,793; 48, 10 Jan 1885, 89; Architect 31, 24 Jan 1885, 58; C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 61; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 49 (no. 107, illus.); Marcus Patton, Central Belfast: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1993), 286.