Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH

Name: HOLBROOK, THOMAS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1874
Nature: New church. FS laid Feb 1874. Early English style. First of series of opening services took place, 7 Aug 1874.  Contractors: J. & W. Beckett. Estimated cost about £2000.
Refs: Irish Times, 14 Feb,8 Aug 1874; IB 16, 15 Feb 1874, 63; D.M. Weir, Rathgar Methodist Church (1874), 33-38

Name: PHILLIPS, JAMES JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1892-93
Nature: Completion of spire, organ chamber, church parlour & kitchen, installation of organ, erection of railings.
Refs: D.M. Weir, Rathgar Methodist Church (1974), 33-38

Name: BECKETT, GEORGE FRANCIS
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1909
Nature: Improvements, including ventilation, new pulpit and electric lighting   Re-opening services held, 10 Oct 1909..
Refs: Irish Times, 14 Oct 1909;   IB 51, 30 Oct 1909, 693.

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1924
Nature: Extension of church as war memorial by addition of transepts, choir, chancel, organ chamber, choir room & vestry. Enlargement of organ and erection of war memorial window. Commemoration stones laid, 20 Sep 1924. Contractor: R.E. Mellon & Son.
Refs: Irish Times, 27 Sep 1924, 7 May 1925(illus.);  IB 66, 4 Oct 1924, 866; 67, 30 May 1925, 442; D.M. Weir, Rathgar Methodist Church (1974), 33-8

Name: HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1924ca
Nature: War Memorial window (3 scenes of Resurrection).
Refs: D.M. Weir, Rathgar Methodist Church (1974), 33-38

Name: BROWN, JOHN HUBERT
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, BRIGHTON ROAD (RATHGAR), METHODIST CHURCH
Date: 1961
Nature: Renovation of manse, hall and church. Addition of kitchen and toilets to hall. Contractor: S. McConnell & Co.
Refs: IAA, PKS 0225, 0291