Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 144, J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (Chichester, 1986), 196-231, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 220. William Booth was surveyor to the Draper's Company estates in Co. Derry, from 1827 until 1855 and as such designed a number of buildings in Draperstown and Moneymore.

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19 work entries listed in chronological order for BOOTH, WILLIAM JOSEPH #


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Building: CO. DERRY, DRAPERSTOWN, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1827;1835-36
Nature: New market house forming part of scheme for town centre, including dispensary (and inn (1835-36). Drawings prepared in 1827; building begun 1835, exterior finished Sep 1836.
Refs: Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol. 31, 3,4(illus.); Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 249 (gives date as 1839); C.E.B. Brett, Court Houses and Market Houses of the Province of Ulster (UAHS, 1973), 84; J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,203pl.132

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, CHURCH OF ST JOHN (CI, DESERTLYN PARISH)
Date: 1830-1832
Nature: Large new Norman revival church for Drapers' Co. Consecrated 29 Aug 1832. Cost: £6,000.
Refs: NE & SW views exh.RA 1833, nos. 967,1006; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 424; J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,205,208, pls.89,108-111; Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol. 31 (1995), 37-38;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 123(illus.).

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, MARKET HOUSE & CORN STORE
Date: 1835
Nature: New market house and grain store, for Drapers' Co.
Refs: Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 31 (1995), 38; J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,208-209, pl.120

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, MANOR HOUSE (TORRENS'S HOUSE)
Date: 1835a
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,215-216

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, SMITH STREET, PAIRED COTTAGES
Date: 1839p
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 216

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, HAMMOND ROAD (CORNER OF CONYNGHAM STREET), INFANTS SCHOOL
Date: 1840
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 215pl.118

Building: CO. DERRY, DRAPERSTOWN, SMITHY
Date: 1840
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 216

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, COMMON BARN
Date: 1840-1843
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,215, pl.119

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, FORESTER'S HOUSE
Date: 1840-1843
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,pl.128

Building: CO. DERRY, DRAPERSTOWN, DESERTMARTIN ROAD, HOUSES
Date: 1841-1843
Nature: Gothic, semi-detached cottages.
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,218 pls.129,130

Building: CO. DERRY, DRAPERSTOWN, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1843
Nature: Hall with pedimental gable and 3 recessed panels across windowless front.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 248; J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,218, pl.131

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, MARKET HOUSE
Date: 1843?
Nature: Addition of cupola to building by Jesse Gibson
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), pls. 98,99

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, HIGH STREET, HOUSES ADJACENT TO DISPENSARY
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, 1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: ?
Nature: Alterations and 'ornamentation'
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201,205

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (2ND)
Date: ?
Nature: Designs by W.J. Booth designed and supervised by Bridger
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201, p.105

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, ASSEMBLY ROOMS (FORMERLY PAROCHIAL SUNDAY SCHOOL)
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), 201, pl.137

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, HAMMOND ROAD, HOUSES (004)
Date: ?
Nature: 2 pairs of 2-storey houses.
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), pl.107

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, OLD GAOL
Date: ?
Nature: -
Refs: J.S. Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914, (Chichester, 1986), pl.124

Building: CO. DERRY, MONEYMORE, HAMMOND ROAD, MANSE
Date: ?
Nature: New manse, 'conveniently situated and ornamental to the town'.
Refs: James Stevens Curl, The Londonderry Plantation, 1609-1914 (1986), 216