Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, CASTLEBAR, CHURCH STREET, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. MAYO, CASTLEBAR, CHURCH STREET, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1828
Nature: Rebuilding of church of 1739.  'The church, a handsome structure in the later English style, with a lofty square embattled tower, was erected in 1828, by aid of a gift of £2000 from the late Board of First Fruits.' (Lewis)
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 289;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 266(illus.).
 

Name: PURSER, SARAH HENRIETTA *
Building: CO. MAYO, CASTLEBAR, CHURCH STREET, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1905
Nature: Window, 'Christ with SS Philip & James', painted by Micahel Healy and Catherine O'Brien.
Refs: Bowe, Caron & Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass(1988), 67; John O'Grady, The Life and Work of Sarah Purser(1996), 248-9