Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, BRIDGE OVER RIVER BANN

Name: MYERS, CHRISTOPHER [1]
Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, BRIDGE OVER RIVER BANN
Date: 1761-64
Nature: New 7-arched masonry bridge, replacing existing timber bridge.
Refs: Frederick O'Dwyer, 'In search of Christopher Myers' in Michael McCarthy & Karina O'Neill, eds., Studies in the Gothic Revival (Dublin, 2008), 91;  Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 508.

Name: WILLIAMS, ARTHUR *
Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, BRIDGE OVER RIVER BANN
Date: 1834-1838
Nature: New granite bridge of 3 semi-elliptical and 2 smaller semi-circular arches being built to replace old bridge. Begun in 1834 'and will be finiished it is supposed next year [1838]'. Architects & builders: Arthur Williams & Sons, Dublin.Cotract for £8,000 'but it is supposed that it will cost £9,000'.Built at expense of county.
Refs: A. Day & P. McWilliams, eds., Ordnance Survey Memoirs of Ireland Vol I, 30.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. ARMAGH, PORTADOWN, BRIDGE OVER RIVER BANN
Date: 1921
Nature: Portadown Urban District Council applies to Local Government Board for funds for widening bridge, Feb 1921.
Refs: Irish Times, 24 Feb 1921.