Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, ALTAR (CROOKHAVEN), CHURCH (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, ALTAR (CROOKHAVEN), CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1852p
Nature: 'Church of the Poor' ('Teampol na mBoct') to be built by subscription. Mr John Ainsworth, an English gentleman has subscribed £125. (Project initiated by Rev. William Fisher, 1847, who supervised the building of a church in Altar townland, giving work to the very poorest, with funding he had obtained for famine relief. He named it ', meaning 'The Church of the Poor'.)
Refs: B 10, 3 Jul 1852, 421; information from www.cork.anglican.org