Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRAVEN STREET, ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH (CI)

Name: CLOSE, SAMUEL PATRICK
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRAVEN STREET, ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1898-99
Nature: New church, for Rev. R. Usher Greer, MA. FS laid, 4 May 1899. 1899.  Opened 1899. Builder: James Kidd.
Refs: PRONI, W.H. Stephens & Sons papers, D1898/1/28; Building News 76. 10 Mar 1899, 338; IB 40, 15 Sep 1898, 142; 41, 1 Dec 1899, 199; 42, 1 Feb 1900, 256; Angela E. McGuinness, 'Samuel Patrick Close: Architect' (unpublished master's thesis, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990), 67,130 (Pls. 92,93);  Clergy of Connor (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1993), 109;  Paul Larmour, 'A Worthy Victorian Architect' , Perspective: the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects 5 (May/Jun 1998), 75; Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 220(illus.).
 

Name: TAGGART, WILLIAM DAVID REDMOND
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CRAVEN STREET, ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1939
Nature: Alts., for Select Vestry. (W.D.R. & R.T. Taggart)
Refs: IB 81, 28 Oct 1939, 902