Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, OLDERFLEET HOTEL

Name: CLOSE, SAMUEL PATRICK
Building: CO. ANTRIM, LARNE, OLDERFLEET HOTEL
Date: 1878
Nature: New hotel with 3 large reception rooms, 2 private sitting rooms and about 25 bedrooms. Proprietor: James Chaine.
Refs: Architect 19, 20 Jul 1878, 36(illus.); RHA 1879, no. 309; Angela E. McGuinness, 'Samuel Patrick Close: Architect' (unpublished master's thesis, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990), 38 (Pl. 46); Paul Larmour, 'A Worthy Victorian Architect' , Perspective: the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects 5 (May/Jun 1998), 74