Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CAVAN, ASHFIELD, CHURCH (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CAVAN, ASHFIELD, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1796ca;1820
Nature: New church for perpetual curacy in parish of Killesherdoney.  'The church is a handsome edifice, with a a lofty spire, occupying a very elevatedsite;  it was built with a gift of £500 from the late Board of First Fruits, in 1795, and, in 1818, the Board also granted £500, of which one half was a gift and the; other a loan.'(Lewis).   Costegalde & Walker give date as 1796 and date of tower and spire as 1820.  Mulligan gives date of 1797.
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), 241;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 291;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 241(illus.).241(illus.).


Name: KIRK, THOMAS *
Building: CO. CAVAN, ASHFIELD, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1843p
Nature: Wall monument to Henry John Clements (d. 1843) with portrait medallion.
Refs: Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 291.


Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. CAVAN, ASHFIELD, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1861-62
Nature: Enlargement, to be superintended by W & G.
Refs: Signed & dated contract drawings, 3 Jun 1861, and plan for proposed new transepts, chancel, vestry, 25 Jan 1862, in RCB Library, portfolio 20; DB 2, 1 Sep 1860, 330; B 19, 9 Feb 1861, 97; IAA, PKS A03 (Nov 1860, p.38v);  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 291.

Name: CLAYTON & BELL *#
Building: CO. CAVAN, ASHFIELD, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1890
Nature: Triple lancet E window, 1890; single lancet in S wall of chancel, 1890; triple lancet in S transept, 1895.
Refs: Gloine, http://www.gloine.ie/gloine/diocese/building/3067/ (last visited, Jan 2014).