Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1810
Nature: Church 'was rebuilt by a loan of £1000 from the late Board of First Fruits, and large subscriptions, in 1810, replacing one that had been built, in 1609, on the site of an Augustinian abbey for Canons Regular'.
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 300;  exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013) 287.
 

Name: WAILES, WILLIAM *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1850p
Nature: E window.
Refs: David Lawrence, ‘Church of Ireland: The United Diocese of Dublin and Glendalough: Stained-Glass Windows' (RCB report, 2002), II, 38

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1862
Nature: Proposed enlargement to form rectangular church out of existing cruciform one. Contractor: Thomas Hall. (But was this work carried out to designs of Thomas Drew instead?)
Refs: Signed contract drawing dated 1862 in RCB Library, portfolio 13; IAA, PKS A03 (Jul 1862, p.91v); DB 4, 15 May 1862, 127.

Name: HALL, THOMAS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1862
Nature: TH contractor for enlargement. Archt: Welland & Gillsepie.
Refs: Contract drawing, signed by TH, in RCB Library, portfolio 13.

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1864
Nature: 'The additions and alterations to Castleknock Church, under the architects to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, is approaching completion. The chancel is being completed under the direction of Sir Thomas Drew, architect; Thos. Hall and Sons, builders.' (|DB|) Thos. Hall & Sons. (Does this mean that TD was only responsible for the chancel?)
Refs: Drawing(s) in RCB Library, portfolio 13; DB 6, 15 Mar 1864, 44; 7, 15 Jul 1865, 174; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 155

Name: CLARKE, HARRY *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: 1928
Nature: 3-light window: SS. Hubert, Luke & George
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Irish Academic Press, 1988), 47

Name: BALLANTINE, ALEXANDER *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Memorials to James Hamilton (d. 1863) and to Caroline Hamilton (d. 1845).
Refs: H. Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 36

Name: BALLANTINE, ALEXANDER *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Memorial to Rev. George O'Connell (d. 1842), signed 'A. Ballantine & Kirwan fecit'.
Refs: H. Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 36

Name: KIRWAN, MICHAEL *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, CASTLEKNOCK, CHURCH OF ST BRIGID (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Memorial to Rev. George O'Connell (d. 1842), signed 'A. Ballantine & Kirwan fecit'.
Refs: H. Potterton, Irish Church Monuments 1570-1880 (UAHS, 1975), 36