Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, RUNKERRY HOUSE

Name: CLOSE, SAMUEL PATRICK
Building: CO. ANTRIM, RUNKERRY HOUSE
Date: 1881-83
Nature: New house in Scottish Baronial style for Edward Macnaghten
Refs: Building News, 10 Jun 1881,(illus.); Irish International Exhibition, 1907, no. 380; R.M. Young, Belfast and the Province of Ulster (1909), 212; Angela E. McGuinness, 'Samuel Patrick Close: Architect' (unpublished master's thesis, Queen's University, Belfast, 1990), 44-48,128 (Pls. 55-66); W.D. Girvan, Historic Buildingsā€¦in North Antrim (UAHS, 1972), 26; Paul Larmour, 'A Worthy Victorian Architect' , Perspective: the Journal of the Royal Society of Ulster Architects 5 (May/Jun 1998), 72(illus.),73(illus.),74