Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)

Name: SEMPLE, JOHN [3]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1829-1831
Nature: Remodelling and enlargement of church of 1789. Semple prepares initial plans, 1823. Old church demolished 1828. Plans still not fialized in Jun 1829. New church opened for worship on Christmas Day 1831. Builder: Edward Carolin & Sons..
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 11 Jun 1829;   M. Craig, 'John Semple and his churches', Irish Arts Review Year Book 1989-1990, 148(illus.); Clergy of Dublin and Glendalough (2001), 140; Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church (2003), 39-77;  exterior and interior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 293.

Name: MCCURDY, JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1862
Nature: Addition of chancel. Contractor: George Farrell.
Refs: Drawing(s), dated Oct 1862, in RCB Library, portfolio 15; DB 4, 15 Jul,1 Aug 1862, 185,199; IB 11, 15 Feb 1869, 51; Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church(2203), 79-87

Name: MAYER & CO. *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1870
Nature: Stained glass in 'carpet pattern' in E wall lancets.
Refs: Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church(2003), 107(illus.)

Name: MITCHELL, WILLIAM MANSFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1883-84
Nature: WMM designed reredos, modifications to chancel, reseating, with Thomas Drew Reredos carried out by C.W. Harrison.
Refs: IB 26, 1 Jan 1884, 14; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 184; Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church(2203), 91,94-99(illus.)

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1883-84;1890
Nature: TD designed reredos, modifications to chancel, reseating, with William Mitchell, 1883-4. Reredos carried out by C.W. Harrison. TD widens transep doorways, 1890.
Refs: IB 26, 1 Jan 1884, 14; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 184; Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church(2003), 91,94-99(illus.)

Name: MILLAR & SYMES
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1902
Nature: Plans for ?vestry approved by Mrs Small. 18 Apr 1902 (not clear from diary entry whether plans are for vestry or whether Millar attended a vestry meeting)
Refs: Diary of R.C. Millar (entry for 18 Apr 1902) in collection of Mrs D. Millar, 1976

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: World War I memorial on S wall of chancel, oak communion table in memory of Chancellor Dowse and matching credence table.
Refs: Étain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church(2003), 99(illus.)

Name: SIBTHORPE, HENRY & SON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, MONKSTOWN, CHURCH (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed 'allocation' of chancel.
Refs: 2 drawings in IAA, Sibthorpe Collection Acc. 78/22.A12(a,b) also photographs in Reading Room Box Files (017/093, Y1-3)