Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION (RC)

Name: O'NEILL & BYRNE
Building: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION (RC)
Date: 1879-82
Nature: New church, for Very Rev. Canon Patrick Donnelly, PP.  Tenders invited, Feb 1878; 'in course of erection' in 1879. Cost: £16,000.  Contractor: Matthew McClelland, Derry. Carvings by J. Earley, Dublin.
Refs: Freeman's Journal, 6,9,13,16,23.27 Feb,2 Mar1878; IB 21, 1 Jul 1879, 196,204(illus.); W.H. Maitland, History of Magehrafelt (1916), 54-64; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 412-13; J.J. Tracey, 'A dissertation on the buildings of John O'Neill and O'Neill and Byrne, architects, 1862-1883', unpublished thesis presented as part of Master of Architecture degree course, Queen's University, Belfast, 1987, 42,180-182,fig. 22,ill. 40

Name: MAYER & CO. *#
Building: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION (RC)
Date: 1898-1904
Nature: Window(s?) depicting life of the Virgin.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 413

Name: ASHLIN & COLEMAN
Building: CO. DERRY, MAGHERAFELT, CHURCH OF THE ASSUMPTION (RC)
Date: 1923
Nature: Decoration & painting of chancel; high altar. For Father Quinn, PP.
Refs: Drawings in IAA, Ashlin & Coleman drawings collection, Acc. 76/1.121/1-5; IB 65, 24 Mar 1923, 217