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Architect, of Dublin, who exhibited a proposed design for a bridge over the Liffey and a proposed design for the Ulster Bank, Belfast, at the Royal Hibernian Academy in 1858 (nos. 319 and 356). The following year he entered a design in the competition for the new Molyneux Church, Leeson Park,(1) and in 1860 he competed in the Rathgar Presbyterian church competition.(2) He was also the author of a letter describing a novel cooking apparatus patented by a Mr Radley which appeared in the Dublin Builder of 1 April 1859;(3) the subject of the letter suggests that Courtney may have been connected with the firm of Courtney, Stephens & Co., ironfounders, engineers and farming instrument manufacturers, of Blackhall Place, Dublin.
Address: 79 Leeson St Lower, 1858-1862.(3)
(1) DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43.
(2) DB 2, 1 Mar 1860, 211.
(3) DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 44.
(3) RHA catalogue, 1858; Jones, citing Thom's Directories (lists of architects).
5 work entries listed in chronological order for COURTNEY, F.W.
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WARING STREET, NO. 035-39 (ULSTER BANK)|
|Nature:||FWC exhibits competition design at RHA.|
|Refs:||RHA 1858, no. 356|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, MOLYNEUX CHURCH & ASYLUM (CI)|
|Nature:||FWC unsuccessful competition entrant.|
|Refs:||DB 1, 1 Apr 1859, 43|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, RATHGAR ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (CHRIST CHURCH)|
|Refs:||DB 2, 1 Mar 1860, 211|
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BAGGOT STREET LOWER, NO. 002|
|Nature:||New building, or works at same? Builder: Brady.
Irish Times, 27 Jul 1860 (report of inquest on deaths of two men killed when cornice fell while building was under construction).
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, SANDYMOUNT AVENUE, BLOSSOM LODGE|
|Nature:||New villa with coach house, stables, garden and pleasure ground advertised to let by FWC. Was he the architect?
Irish Times, 26 Jun 1860.