Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. WICKLOW, BLESSINGTON, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MERCY (RC)

Name: MCCARTHY, JAMES JOSEPH
Building: CO. WICKLOW, BLESSINGTON, CHURCH OF OUR LADY OF MERCY (RC)
Date: 1857-1861
Nature: New small, plain Gothic church. FS laid 24 May 1857; walls finished by Mar 1858; dedicated in autumn of 1861. Contractor: Robert Farrell, Lombard Street. Expenditure by 1859 £2,600.
Refs: B 16, 27 Mar,18 Dec 1858, 214,857; DB 1, 1 Jan 1859, 9; 3,15 Sep 1861, 637; Jeanne Sheehy, J.J. McCarthy and the Gothic Revival in Ireland (UAHS, 1977), 11(illus.),48