Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA CASTLE

Name: LANYON, LYNN & LANYON
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA CASTLE
Date: 1865
Nature: Scottish Baronial, for Col. Robert Alexander Shafto Adair. Builder: James Henry. Estimated cost £13,850. Begun 1865. (Demolished)
Refs: IAA, PKS B03/24 and A03 (Aug,Sep 1865, p.62v); Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 24(illus.); C.E.B. Brett architects files, citing 'obituaries' give W.H. Lynn as architect and date as 1873; article in says it was not completed until 1887