Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, CONG, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. MAYO, CONG, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1861
Nature: New church (4-bay, nave, 1-bay chancel, robing room) with tower and spire erected at expense of Benjamin Lee Guinness (original design allowed for bellcote only). Oak pulpit (removed from St Patrick's cathedral and stained glass windows installed at expense of B.L. Guinness by Apr 1865.)
Refs: IAA, PKS A03 (Nov 1860, p.38v); B 12, 18 Feb 1854, 89; drawing(s) signed J. Welland but dated 1861, in RCB Library, portfolio 26; DB 3, 5 Dec 1861, 703; 7, 1 Apr 1865, 96;  exterior and intrior illus in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 269 (which gives date of consecration as 28 Jul 1855)

Name: WARD & HUGHES *#
Building: CO. MAYO, CONG, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1861ca
Nature: E window, c. 1861, and window in north easternmost corner of nave both attrib. to W & H by Lawrence.
Refs: David Lawrence, 'Church of Ireland: The United Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry: Stained-Glass Windows' (RCB report, 2000), I, 47

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. MAYO, CONG, CHURCH OF ST MARY (CI)
Date: 1865
Nature: Oak pulpit from St Patrick's cathedral, Dublin, stained-glass window and spire installed at expense of Benjamin Lee Guinness.
Refs: DB 7, 1 Apr 1865, 96