Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, SWATRAGH, CHURCH (CI, KILLELAGH PARISH)

Name: WELLAND, JOSEPH
Building: CO. DERRY, SWATRAGH, CHURCH (CI, KILLELAGH PARISH)
Date: 1852-1855
Nature: New church on new site (replacing one of 1815 in Glebe townland) built at expense of Mercers' Company. Nave, N transept, chancel, tower & spire. Early English. Diagonal buttresses. Consecrated, 18 Sep 1856.
Refs: Drawing(s), signed and dated Feb 1852, in RCB Library , portfolio 10A; B 10, 11 Dec 1852, 786; Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette I, No. 7 (Oct 1856), 122; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 498; Clergy of Derry & Raphoe (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1999), Pt. 1, 84(illus.)