Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, BALLYMONEY ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (WEST CHURCH)

Name: LANYON, LYNN & LANYON
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, BALLYMONEY ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (WEST CHURCH)
Date: 1863
Nature: New church in Decorated Gothic style, with octagonal spire. Hammer-beam roof supported on cast-iron columns. Arcade of 19 stalls at rear of platform. Church separated from school by screen. Opened 4 Jan 1863. Contractor: Joseph McAuley. Cost £5,000. Woodwork by Swinburn, Bush Lane, London.
Refs: DB 5, 15 Jan 1863, 6; W.D. Girvan, R. Oram, A. Rowan, Historic Buildings…in Antrim & Ballymena (UAHS, 1969), 16 (no. 4)

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, BALLYMONEY ROAD, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (WEST CHURCH)
Date: 1927-28
Nature: Rebuilding after destruction by fire with allowance made for integrated church hall. Contractor: Mssrs. Dowling, Belfast. Cost: £19,500.
Refs: IB 69, 19 Mar 1927, 201; W.D. Girvan, R. Oram, A. Rowan, Historic Buildings…in Antrim & Ballymena (UAHS, 1969), 16 (no. 4);  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 225,293.