Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)

Name: HARRISON, CHARLES WILLIAM *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1871
Nature: Pulpit. Architect: E.H. Carson.
Refs: IB 13, 15 Apr 1871, 103

Name: HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1877
Nature: New stained glass window erected.
Refs: Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 19, no. 217, 1 May 1877, 151 (this is probably the W window, see Gloine, http://www.gloine.ie/gloine/diocese/building/2978/ , last visited Oct 2015.)

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1877
Nature: Interior decorated to designs by JRC. Contractor: Gibson & Son, Mary St. Church reopened after being closed for 6 months, 7 Oct 1877.
Refs: Irish Times, 8 Oct 1877 (decoration described in detail); Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 19, no. 224, 1 Nov 1877, 343 (decoration described in detail).

Name: HEATON, BUTLER & BAYNE *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1880
Nature: Stained glass with figures of the 4 Evangelists in 4 transept windows. Executed under supervision of Rawson Carroll.
Refs: Architect 24, 9 Oct 1880, 229

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1880
Nature: Steeple to be commenced shortly (Apr 1880), £1500 having been subscribed. Top stone of spire laid, 29 Dec 1880. Contractor: S.H. Bolton, Dublin.
Refs: Irish Times, 3 Jan 1881, 3.Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 22, no. 14, 3 Apr 1880, 280; 23, no. 54, 8 Jan 1881, 42.

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1894
Nature: JRC shows plans to Guardians for proposed new memorial window presented by Mrs O'Brien, member of the congregation.
Refs: Irish Times, 4 Sep,6 Nov 1894.

Name: SIBTHORPE, HENRY & SON *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1908
Nature: Decorative scheme for chancel. (NB The chancel was redecorated according to this scheme by Graham & Phil Scanlon in the 1990s)
Refs: Perspective view of chancel in IAA, Acc. 2009/121. Photographs and coloured postcard from Sibthorpe collection in IAA (010/060 1,Y1,Yy1)

Name: ORPEN, RICHARD FRANCIS CAULFIELD
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1921
Nature: Memorial cross & tablet in memory of men who fell in World War I.
Refs: IB 63, 1 Jan 1921, 17

Name: CHILD, ALFRED ERNEST *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, LEESON PARK, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1936
Nature: 2 stained-glass windows (Nativity; Supper at Emmaus)
Refs: Nicola Gordon Bowe, David Caron & Michael Wynne, Gazetteer of Irish Stained Glass (Irish Academic Press, 1988), 45