Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Builder of wooden bridge across the river Roe at Roe Park House, Tamlaght Finlagan, Co. Derry, in 1801, assisted by DAVID MCBLAIN. DAVID MCBLAIN. (1)


(1) RIA, Ordnance Survey Memoir, Box 47; Angélique Day & Patrick McWilliams, eds.Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland, Vol. 25: Parishes of Co. Londonderry VII 1834-5(1994), 80,108.

1 work entries listed in chronological order for FERGUSON, MATTHEW

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Date: 1795ca;1801
Nature: Builds bridge across R. Roe, assisted by David McBlain, 1795; MF and David McBlain rebuild bridge 1801 after it was washed away in a flood. Wooden structure with 70ft single span.(Collapsed 12 Jul 1830 under weight of a procession of Orangemen.)
Refs: A. Day, P. McWilliams & N. Dobson, eds., Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol. 25, 81,108 (RIA, Ordnance Survey Memoir, Box 47)