Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DONEGAL, DUNKINEELY, CHURCH OF ST PETER (CI, KILLAGHTEE PARISH)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DONEGAL, DUNKINEELY, CHURCH OF ST PETER (CI, KILLAGHTEE PARISH)
Date: 1826
Nature: Tower & hall type church with 2-bay nave 'erected in 1826, at a cost of £1000, granted by the late Board of First Fruits'(Lewis); 'tower of square coursed stone unusually elongated and breaking into very unorthodox corbels, battlements, and shafts above the belfry' (Rowan).
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 118; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 269;  F.W. Fawcett and D.W.T. Crooks, eds., Clergy of Derry & Raphoe (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1999),  52(illus.);  exterior also illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 173.
 

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DONEGAL, DUNKINEELY, CHURCH OF ST PETER (CI, KILLAGHTEE PARISH)
Date: 1877
Nature: Church completely renovated through liberality of the Misses Hawkins.
Refs: Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 19, no. 224, 1 Nov 1877, 339.