TURNER & BABINGTON
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Architectural partnership, of Derry, formed in 1880 between THOMAS TURNER and HUME BABINGTON . Turner remained based in Belfast, moved to Dublin in 1883 and died in 1891, but the partnership of Turner & Babington continued to be listed in the Derry Almanac until 1892. Babington also advertised in the Derry Almanac as a surveyor and house agent.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for TURNER & BABINGTON
|Building:||CO. DERRY, LIMAVADY, CHRIST CHURCH (CI, DRUMACHOSE PARISH)|
|Nature:||Reconstruction, with chancel, New S transept, N porch, windows and organ chamber. Tiling by Maw & Co. Tower left intact. Contractor: Joseph Ballantine, Derry. Consecrated 1 Dec 1881. Cost 'nearly £2000'.
W.D. Girvan, Historic Buildings in North Derry (UAHS, 1975), 10; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 350; exterior ilus. in Clergy of Derry & Raphoe (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1999), 67.
|Building:||CO. DERRY, THORNHILL HOUSE (DERRY)|
|Nature:||Large Baronial house for Andrew Alexander Watt (of Watt's Distillery, Derry). FS laid 1 Aug 1882. Builder: Joseph Ballantine. (NB Babington married a Hester Watt, possibly related?)|
|Refs:||IB 24, 15 Aug 1882, 243; 33, 15 Oct 1891, 230; Architect 34, 9 Oct 1885, 223; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 402-3|