Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, CHURCH OF ST MATTHIAS (CI)

Name: DARLEY, FREDERICK [2]
Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, CHURCH OF ST MATTHIAS (CI)
Date: 1834
Nature: FD commissioned to design new church. Site given by Sir Compton Domville, Bart, who also gave a portion of glebe. 'It is in the later English style, and is built of the white granite that is found in great abundance on the spot; at the west end is an embattled tower with pinnacles.' (Lewis). Plans submitted to vestry Christmas 1834. consecrated April 1835.
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), 149; √Čtain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church (2003), 380;  exterior illus. in Claude Costegalde & Brian Walker, The Church of Ireland: an illustrated history (2013), 292.

Name: WELLAND, WILLIAM JOHN
Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, CHURCH OF ST MATTHIAS (CI)
Date: 1880a
Nature: Addition of chancel and transept. WJR presented with gold watch  for having given his services gratuitoulsy as architect of chancel and transpet lately added to church, Mar? 1880..
Refs: Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette 22, no. 14, 3 Apr 1880, 280;  √Čtain Murphy, A Glorious Extravaganza: the history of Monkstown Parish Church (2003), 381

Name: WELLAND & GILLESPIE
Building: CO. DUBLIN, KILLINEY, CHURCH OF ST MATTHIAS (CI)
Date: ?
Nature: Proposed robing room.
Refs: Signed, undated drawing in RCB Library, portfolio 2