Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, MAGHERAMORNE HOUSE (1878)

Name: CLOSE, SAMUEL PATRICK
Building: CO. ANTRIM, MAGHERAMORNE HOUSE (1878)
Date: 1878-1880
Nature: New house for for James McGarel Hogg, lst Baron Magheramorne, brother of Charles McGarel; 'a manorial composition with dubdued gothic elements' (Larmour). Builder: James Henry
Refs: RHA 1878, no. 483; RHA 1880, 495; IB 22, 15 Mar 1880, 83; Architect 24, 2 Oct 1880, 211(illus.); Angela E. McGuinness, 'Samuel Patrick Close: Architect' (unpublished master's thesis, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990), 41-44 (Pls. 48-53); Paul Larmour, 'A Worthy Victorian Architect' , Perspective: the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects 5 (May/Jun 1998), 72(illus.), 73