Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CREGAGH PARK, CHURCH OF ST FINNIAN (CI)

Name: TAGGART, WILLIAM DAVID REDMOND
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CREGAGH PARK, CHURCH OF ST FINNIAN (CI)
Date: 1930-1932
Nature: New stone church in Early English style between Cregagh Pk and Knockbreda Rd. Gothic. FS laid 19 Sep 1931. Estimated cost £12,370.Dedicated on St Finnian's Day,. 10 Sep 1932. Contractor: J. & R. Thompson, Ltd., Roden St, Belfast.
Refs: IB 71, 21 Dec 1929, 1138; 72, 4 Jan,22 Nov 1930, 27,1055; 73, 28 Feb,9 May,26 Sep 1931, 186,408,844; 74, 10 Sep,19 Nov 1932, 816,1052; Architect & Building News 127, 11 Sep 1931, 311; John Frederick MacNeice, The Church of Ireland in Belfast (Belfast, 1931), 77-79 (illus. with exterior perspective view by WDRT); Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 63(illus.);  exterior also illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 186.