Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILDARE, NEWBRIDGE, GEORGE STREET, MASONIC HALL

Name: RAMSAY, JOHN JAMES OCTAVIUS
Building: CO. KILDARE, NEWBRIDGE, GEORGE STREET, MASONIC HALL
Date: 1898
Nature: New masonic hall for accommodation of United Service Lodge 215 opened 3 Jun 1898.  Red brick with white stone facings, containing 'caretakers' apartments, lodge, and committee room with spacious ante-rooms and a commodious banqueting hall'.   Contractor: John Cromer, Lucan.  Cost: £1000 'and there is still a considerable sum required to clear the building account'.
Refs: Kildare Observer, 4 Jun 1898.