Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DOWN, GROOMSPORT HOUSE (FORMERLY MAXWELL HOUSE)

Name: SANDS, JAMES #
Building: CO. DOWN, GROOMSPORT HOUSE (FORMERLY MAXWELL HOUSE)
Date: 1844-1847
Nature: 2-storey sandstone Jacobethan house. For J.W. Maxwell.
Refs: Letters from JS re the rebuilding of house and building of Groomsport church, 1841-1848, in PRONI, Perceval-Maxwell Papers, D1556 (see PRONI e-catalogue, Perceval-Maxwell Papers); Hillsborough Castle (UAHS, 1993), 47; Marcus Patton, Bangor: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1999), 66,68(illus.)