Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DOWN, BRIGHT, CHURCH (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DOWN, BRIGHT, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1745-1750
Nature: New church on site of ancient one, built at expense of Patrick Delany, Dean of Down; 'not quite finished within' in 1750. Descr. by Lewis as 'a small edifice in the Grecian style, erected in 1745'.
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 224; Lady Llanover, ed., Autobiography and Correspondence of …Mrs Delany (1862), II, 587; Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 91(illus.);  exterior also illus. in Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 189.

Name: SMYTH, EDWARD *
Building: CO. DOWN, BRIGHT, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1810p
Nature: Monument to Baron Lecale (d. 1810) 'owes so much to his style that, if it is not actually by him, it may be associated with his son John'.
Refs: Homan Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 80

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. DOWN, BRIGHT, CHURCH (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed new S porch.
Refs: Signed, undated drawing(s) in RCB Library, portfolio 11