Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architectural partnership formed in 1939 between GEORGE PHILIP BELL  GEORGE PHILIP BELL and his younger brother ROGER HAYDOCK BELL ROGER HAYDOCK BELL , of Belfast and Lurgan. Much of the practice's work was in public housing, particularly in Carrickfergus, Newtownards, Lisburn, Lurgan and Armagh.

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44 work entries listed in chronological order for BELL, G.P. & R.H.


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Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE (& ARKWRIGHT STREET), PREMISES
Date: 1940
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 82, 25 May 1940, 350

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, ALEXANDER HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
Date: 1946
Nature: Modern.
Refs: Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 49-53,55(illus.)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, GLENAVY, HOUSE
Date: 1946ca
Nature: International Style, single storey. For Mrs McCullough.
Refs: Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 57-59(illus.)

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, COLLEGE HILL, ROYAL SCHOOL
Date: 1950
Nature: Cricket pavilion
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 82.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, MALL, HARTFORD PLACE, NO. 009
Date: 1950ca
Nature: -
Refs: UAHS Armagh, 138

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, OSBORNE GARDENS, NO. 026
Date: 1953
Nature: -
Refs: Paul Larmour, The Architectural Heritage of Malone & Stranmillis (UAHS, 1991), 147

Building: CO. DOWN, KINNAHALLA (HILLTOWN), YOUTH HOSTEL
Date: 1956
Nature: -
Refs: IB 98, 16 Jun,3 Nov 1956, 553,1013

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, ARDMORE AVENUE, HOUSES (014)
Date: 1956
Nature: -
Refs: IB 98, 24 Mar 1956, 277

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WARING STREET, BELFAST BANK
Date: 1956
Nature: Extension on North St side.
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 14 (no. 24)

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LISBURN, QUAKER SCHOOL
Date: 1956;1962
Nature: Alts. & adds.; extension
Refs: IB 98. 11 Aug 1956, 741; 104, 23 Jun 1962, 496; Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 81

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, HOUSING
Date: 1956;1964
Nature: -
Refs: IB 98, 16 Jun,14 Jul 1956, 565, 656; 106, 15 Aug 1964, 637

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, KITCHEN HILL, TECHNICAL SCHOOL (NEW)
Date: 1957-1961;1966
Nature: 'In a familiar 1950s institutional style in red brick with flat roofs, oversailing eaves, and expansive glazing.' (Mulligan).  Extended, 1966.
Refs: IB 99, 23 Feb,7 Sep 1957, 145,722; 100, 13 Dec 1958, 938; 101,27 Jun 1959, 470; 102, 20 Feb,3 Sep,10 Dec 1960, 126,671,946; 103, 24 Jun 1961, 507; obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20;   illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 79,80;   Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 432.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, NAVAN STREET, HOUSES (018)
Date: 1958
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 100, 19 Apr 1958, 285

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, DONARD AVENUE, HOUSES & FLATS
Date: 1958
Nature: -
Refs: IB 100, 9 Aug,13 Dec 1958, 592,938

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, UPPER MOVILLA STREET, HOUSES & FLATS
Date: 1958
Nature: -
Refs: IB 100, 6 Sep 1958, 659

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, DRUMARG, HOUSING
Date: 1958;1963
Nature: -
Refs: IB 100, 18 Oct 1958, 776; 105, 21 Dec 1963, 998

Building: ?, ?, LIVESTOCK FEED MILL (J. BRADY & SONS)
Date: 1960
Nature: -
Refs: IB 102, 30 Apr 1960, 39

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, HOUSES (086) & GARAGES (5)
Date: 1960
Nature: -
Refs: IB 102, 9 Jul 1960, 522

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, RATHMULLEN DRIVE, CHILDREN'S RECREATION GROUND
Date: 1960
Nature: -
Refs: IB 102, 25 Jun 1960, 484

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, GREENEDGE SCHEME, FLATS (009), HOUSES (3), GARAGES (10)
Date: 1960
Nature: -
Refs: IB 102, 9 Jul 1960, 322

Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, MARLBOROUGH PARK, QUAKER MEETING HOUSE
Date: 1960s
Nature: -
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 82

Building: CO. ANTRIM, LISBURN, FACTORY (BIBBY)
Date: 1960s
Nature: -
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 85

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, TOWN HALL
Date: 1961
Nature: Alterations
Refs: IB 103, 21 Jan 1961, 59

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, MILL STREET, NO. 073-85, HOUSES (010) & FLATS (8)
Date: 1961
Nature: 10 bungalows and 8 flats.
Refs: IB 103, 21 Jan 1961, 59

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, MILL STREET, HOUSES (038) & GARAGES (14)
Date: 1961
Nature: -
Refs: IB 103, 24 Jun 1961, 516

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, KILMORE ROAD, HOUSE
Date: 1962
Nature: For - Allan (or McAllan?).
Refs: Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 63,65-66(illus.)

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, JOHN STREET, DAIRY HALL
Date: 1962
Nature: Playing fields, changing rooms, WCs, &c.
Refs: IB 104, 18 Aug 1962, 636

Building: CO. DOWN, NEWTOWNARDS, GEORGE'S STREET, HOUSES & FLATS
Date: 1962
Nature: -
Refs: IB 104, 17 Feb 1962, 135

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, GARAGES (019)
Date: 1962
Nature: New.
Refs: IB 104, 18 Aug 1962, 636

Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, CORONATION ROAD ESTATE, GARAGES (030)
Date: 1963
Nature: -
Refs: IB 105, 31 Aug 1963, 677

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, TOWER HILL, MATERNITY HOSPITAL
Date: 1964
Nature: Maternity unit
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 83.

Building: ?, ?, HOUSES (372), BUNGALOWS (008), FLATS (008) & GARAGES (008)
Date: 1964
Nature: -
Refs: IB 106, 4 Jan 1964, 23

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, BARRACK HILL, HOUSING
Date: 1964
Nature: Housing.
Refs: IB 106, 23 May 1964, 409; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 78.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, OBSERVATORY
Date: 1968
Nature: Planetarium. (Mulligan gives date of 1965-67.)
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup, P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 88; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 74;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 128.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, NEWRY ROAD, NO. 004-20
Date: 1970
Nature: -
Refs: UAHS Armagh, 163

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, BARRACK STREET, BRIDGE HOUSE
Date: 1970
Nature: For NI Housing Trust
Refs: R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup & P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 52

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, BARRACK STREET, NO. 001-15
Date: 1970
Nature: For NI Housing Trust
Refs: R. McKinstry, R. Oram, R. Weatherup & P. Wilson, The Buildings of Armagh (UAHS, 1992), 52

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, LONGSTONE SPECIAL CARE HOSPITAL
Date: 1970s
Nature: -
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 83

Building: CO. ARMAGH, ARMAGH, SCOTCH STREET, NO. 036 (DOBBIN HOUSE)
Date: 1980
Nature: Conversion of same into sheltered housing.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 126.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, FACTORY (WILLIAM WARREN)
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: Illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 84.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, KILMORE ROAD, HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: For - Rogers.
Refs: Illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 78

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, KILMORE ROAD, HOUSE
Date: ?
Nature: For Dr. J.H. Bruce
Refs: Illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 77.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, WARP KINITTERS (SARACEN) LTD
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20; illus. in Kevin John Cartin, 'The work of George Philip Bell', submitted to Queen's University of Belfast as part of the examination in Architecture, January 1986, 84.

Building: CO. ARMAGH, LURGAN, FACTORY (WILLIAM WARREN)
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: Obituary of G.P.Bell in RSUA Yearbook 1983, 20