Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, VICTORIA STREET, MASONIC HALL

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, VICTORIA STREET, MASONIC HALL
Date: 1896-98
Nature: New 3-bay, 2-storey pedimented hall. Porch with columns. FS laid 4 Sep 1896.
Refs: IB 39, 1 Mar 1897, 51; Samuel McSkimin, The history and antiquities of the county of the town of Carrickfergus, from the earliest records till 1839 : also a statistical survey of said county (New ed., 1909), 128; Gordon Campbell & Susan Crowther, Historic Buildingsā€¦ in the town of Carrickfergus (UAHS, 1978), 29(no. 19b)

Name: CLOSE, SAMUEL PATRICK
Building: CO. ANTRIM, CARRICKFERGUS, VICTORIA STREET, MASONIC HALL
Date: 1897-1898
Nature: Italianate.
Refs: B 73, 11 Sep 1897, 208; Angela E. McGuinness, 'Samuel Patrick Close: Architect' (unpublished master's thesis, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990), 96 (Pl. 161); Paul Larmour, 'A Worthy Victorian Architect' , Perspective: the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects 5 (May/Jun 1998), 75