Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WATERFORD, CURRAGHMORE, CHURCH (CI, CLONEGAM PARISH)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. WATERFORD, CURRAGHMORE, CHURCH (CI, CLONEGAM PARISH)
Date: 1794
Nature: 'The church, situated on the side of a  hill, was rebuilt by the grandfather of the present marquess [of Waterford] in 1794;  it is an elegant small edifice;  the windows are of stained glass, and the west window is particularly fine, representing in its various compartments some of the most interesting subjects of sacred history.'(Lewis) (According to Costegalde & Walker, original church was built in 1741 for Sir Marchus Beresford.).
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 358;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 339.


Name: BOEHM, JOSEPH EDGAR (SIR) *#
Building: CO. WATERFORD, CURRAGHMORE, CHURCH (CI, CLONEGAM PARISH)
Date: 1873
Nature: Monument to Florence, first wife of 5th Marquess of Waterford. Signed and dated 'Boehm fecit 1873'
Refs: P.M. Egan, History, guide and directory of county and city of Waterford [1894], ?;  Mark Girouard, 'Curraghmore, Co. Waterford'. Country Life 133, 21 Feb 1963, 370(photo), 371;  Paula Murphy, Nineteenth-Century Irish Sculpture:  Native Genius Reaffirmed  (Yale University Press: New Haven & London, 2010), 99-100.