Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHURCH ROAD (NEWTOWNBREDA), CHURCH (CI, KNOCKBREDA PARISH)

Name: CASTLE, RICHARD
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHURCH ROAD (NEWTOWNBREDA), CHURCH (CI, KNOCKBREDA PARISH)
Date: 1737
Nature: New church, built at sole expense of Dowager Lady Middleton, whose son-in-law Hon. Arthur Hill gave site.
Refs: Nicholas Carlisle, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1810), ?; S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 437; Ulster Journal of Archaeology(1908), 20; JRSAI 61 (1911), 244; The Knight of Glin, 'Richard Castle, architect, his biography and works' in BIGS 7, no. 1 (Jan - Mar 1964), 32-38;  Fred Rankin, ed., Clergy of Down and Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 71(illus.).

Name: FULLERTON, WILLIAM TURNEY
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHURCH ROAD (NEWTOWNBREDA), CHURCH (CI, KNOCKBREDA PARISH)
Date: 1855
Nature: Church reopened after repairs & alts. carried out under superintendence of WF. Repewed, new pulpit & reading table, chancel remodelled.
Refs: B 14, 26 Jan 1856, 46

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHURCH ROAD (NEWTOWNBREDA), CHURCH (CI, KNOCKBREDA PARISH)
Date: 1883-84
Nature: Addition of chancel. Dedicated 10 Feb 1884. 3 stained-glass windows gift of Robert Atkinson, JP, in memory of his son Robert  'very rich'  mosaic pavement presented by Sir Robert Bateson, Bt, in memory of his brother Samuel Bateson. Pulpit executed by Sharpe, Dublin, after designs by TD.


Refs: Irish Times, 14 Feb 1884; Handbook of the United Dicese of Down & Connor & Dromore (Belfast, 1886), 53(illus.); Brett, 9; Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 105 (no. S4); Clergy of Down & Dromore (Ulster Historical Foundation, 1996), 71

Name: CALWELL, ROBERT INKERMAN
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CHURCH ROAD (NEWTOWNBREDA), CHURCH (CI, KNOCKBREDA PARISH)
Date: 1910
Nature: Vestry
Refs: Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 105