Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILDARE, ATHY, CHURCH (RC, OLD)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILDARE, ATHY, CHURCH (RC, OLD)
Date: 1796
Nature: '…a spacious and handsome edifice, built in 1796, principally by a donation from the late Maurice Keating , Esq., of Narraghmore, on an acre of land given by the Duke of Leinster, who also contributed towards its erection' (Lewis) Overall cost £1,500. Accommodated congregation of 1,200.
Refs: Rev. James Hall, Tour through Ireland (1813), ?; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 91