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Architect, of Holywood, Co. Down. Kendall may possibly have trained in the office of WILLIAM HASTINGS , as he provided the detail drawings for the carving on Nos. 34 and 36 Victoria Street, Belfast, completed to designs by Hastings in 1868.(1) He exhibited various competition designs as well as his design for the Methodist Church at Holywood, Co. Down, at the Belfast and North of Ireland Workmen's Exhibition in June 1870.(2) He subsequently went to Chicago. He had returned to Ireland by April 1875, when he read a paper on his four years in Chicago to the Belfast Architectural Association.(3)
(1) C.E.B. Brett, The Buildings of Belfast (2nd ed., 1985), 53.
(2) IB 12, 15 Jun 1870, 135.
(3) IB 18, 1 May 1875, 126.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for KENDALL, JAMES
|Building:||CO. LOUTH, ARDEE, FILGATE HALL (PROPOSED)|
|Refs:||IB 12, 15 Jun 1870, 135|
|Building:||CO. DOWN, HOLYWOOD, METHODIST CHURCH, SCHOOL & SEXTON'S HOUSE|
|Nature:||'modern Gothic style', red brick with Scrabo stone string courses. FS laid Dec 1870. Builder: William Nimmick. Estimated cost: £1,653.|
|Refs:||IB 12, 15 Oct 1870, 251; B 28, 17 Dec 1870, 1015|