Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYNURE, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)

Name: WELLAND, JOSEPH
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BALLYNURE, CHRIST CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1854-1856
Nature: New church. Gothic, with 3-bay nave, 58 x 26'6"; chancel with robing room; S porch; bellcote on W gable; buttresses at angles. Built on graound given by Conway R. Dobbs of Castle Dobbs. Consecrated, 19 Aug 1856.
Refs: Signed, undated drawing(s)in RCB Library, portfolio 6 (repr. in on-line catalogue www.archdrawing.ireland.anglican.org);  Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette I, No. 6 (Sep 1856), 105;  C.E.B. Brett, Buildings of Co. Antrim (1996), 60(illus.);  exterior also illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 216.