Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)

Name: SMYTH, EDWARD *
Building: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1789p
Nature: Bust of Viscount Clifden (signed); 'large unsigned memorial to Viscount Clifton's[sic] aunt, the Countess of Bandon (d. 1789) 'may be attributed confidently to him' (Potterton).
Refs: Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 80; St Mary's Church: Visitors' Guide, leaflet by Duchas The Heritage Service

Name: ROBERTSON, WILLIAM
Building: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1826
Nature: New chancel 'on much the same footprint as the medieval chancel' to design of WR. Lewis describes church as being 'part of a very ancient cruciform structure…fitted up for divine service in 1826'.
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 668; St Mary's Church: Visitors' Guide, leaflet by Duchas The Heritage Service

Name: WYATT, THOMAS HENRY #
Building: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1871
Nature: Alts., including addition of chancel of chancel, new windows, buttresses between nave windows, doorway in N wall of tower &c. Contractors: Hayes, Bagenalstown.
Refs: Signed, undated drawing(s) in RCB Library, portfolio 24; IB 13., 1 Apr 1871, 93; 14, 1 Jan 1872, 13; St Mary's Church: Visitors' Guide, leaflet by Duchas The Heritage Service

Name: MCGOLDRICK, HUBERT *
Building: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1920
Nature: 2-light window (Sorrow and Joy).
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988), 61.

Name: BALLANTINE, ALEXANDER *
Building: CO. KILKENNY, GOWRAN, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Memorial tablet to John Newell (d.1850).
Refs: H. Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 36