Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)

Name: WELLAND, JOSEPH
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)
Date: 1851p
Nature: Proposed enlargement by addition of N transept, new chancel and robing room, new S aisle with porch. New windows in tower.
Refs: Signed, dated drawing(s) in RCB Library, portfolio 7; B 9, 16 Aug 1851, 517; W.D. Girvan, Historic Buildings…in Coleraine and Portstewart (UAHS, 1972), 11-13; Simon Walker, Historic Ulster Churches (Institute of Irish Studies, 2000), 132.

Name: COYLE, JAMES H.
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)
Date: 1875
Nature: New organ chamber, new vestry room, heating system, tiling of floor with Maw's encaustic tiles, redecoration , stecilling of chancel walls, with 'This do in remembrance of me' over communion table. Builder: D. Christie, Coleraine. Architect gave services free. Cost of improvements 'about' £1,200.
Refs: B 33, 18 Dec 1875, 1136;  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 17, no. 199, 23 Dec1875, 305; 18, no. 204, 23 May 1876, 150..

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)
Date: 1883-85
Nature: Remodelling, including new tower, N aisle and S porch for Rev. H.S. O'Hara. Builder: Dixon & Co., Belfast. Amount of tender: £4,800. Reopened and dedicated 28 Apr 1885.
Refs: RHA 1883, no. 550 (sketch for tower), 1888, no. 432; IAA, PKS 0639, B11/52, B12/44, A07, p.184 (Jul 1883-Oct 1885);  Irish Times, 15 Sep 1883;  IB 25, 15 Sep 1883, 294; 26, 1 Jun,15 Dec 1884, 169,367(illus.); 27, 15 Apr 1885, 125; 52, 28 May 1910, (illus.of S. porch in supplement); B 56, 16 Mar 1889, 204,205(illus.); Handbook of the United Dicese of Down & Connor & Dromore (Belfast, 1886), 85; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 70,204; J. Williams, A Companion Guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 277;  Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 223(illus.).

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)
Date: 1894
Nature: Pulpit.
Refs: Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 204-5

Name: SHARP & EMERY *
Building: CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI, COLERAINE PARISH)
Date: 1898
Nature: Oak communion table, presented by James Brooks.
Refs: IB 40, 1 Jan 1898, 8