Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE

Name: LYNN, WILLIAM HENRY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE
Date: 1891-99
Nature: Tudor Revival main building and gate lodge.Tenders invited, May 1891. Contractor: H. Laverty & Sons (£54,214)..
Refs: PRONI, W.H. Stephens & Sons papers, D1898/1/10-12; IB 33, 15 Jul 1891, 168; 34, 1 Jan 1892, 1; RHA 1896 (or 1897?), nos. 429,430;  Irish Times, 22,29 May 1891;  B 75, 19 Nov 1898, illus. in supplement; 112. 5 Jan 1017, 27(illus.); H. Dixon, 'William Henry Lynn', BIGS 17 (Jan-Jun 1974), 30; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 56 (no. 128, illus.)

Name: LYNN, ROBERT
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE
Date: 1917
Nature: Works at same?
Refs: B 113, 5 Jan 1917, ?

Name: YOUNG, JAMES REID
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE
Date: 1920
Nature: Memorial screen in central hall and cross in quadrangle commemorating 585 old Campbellians who served in WWI of whom 119 were killed. Designed by James Reid Young, a former pupil of the school. Estimated cost of screen £1000. Estimated cost of cross: £700.  Contractor for screen: Henry Laverty & Sons.  Sculpture by Rosamund Praeger. Unveiled by General Sir Alexander Godley,  6 or 7 Apr 1923.
Refs: IB 61, 6 Dec 1919, 554; 62, 28 Feb 1920, 118; Building News 118, 12 Mar 1920, 192;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 54(illus.), 55,224(illus.),361.

Name: CLOSE, RICHARD MILLS
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE
Date: 1929
Nature: Additions, drainage
Refs: IB 71, 3,17 Aug 1929, 703,747

Name: WILSHERE, REGINALD SHARMAN
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BELMONT ROAD, CAMPBELL COLLEGE
Date: 1958
Nature: New science labs. opened. Cost £40,000. Contractor: McLaughlin & Harvey.
Refs: IB 100, 15 Nov 1958, 843