Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEABBEY, ABBEY (THE), SANATORIUM (LATER BELFAST MUNICIPAL SANATORIUM)

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEABBEY, ABBEY (THE), SANATORIUM (LATER BELFAST MUNICIPAL SANATORIUM)
Date: 1905-07;1908;1911
Nature: New sanatorium in grounds of The Abbey, former residence of Sir Charles Lanyon, for Belfast Union Board of Guardians. House adapted as administrative block. four single storey pavilions and 2-story hospital block built around it. Opened 19 Sep 1907. Contractor: William Dowling. clerk of Works: Murray. Cost: £30,000. Gate lodge, piggeries, roadway, &c., 1908. Contractor: Hutchinson Keith, Glenravel St, Belfast (£2,550). New power house, 1911. (Became Belfast Municipal Sanatorium in 1914.)
Refs: IB 47, 22 Apr 1905, 258; 48, 24 Feb 1906, 130; 5 Oct,30 Nov 1907, 685,817(illus.),818(illus.),821(illus.); 50, 18 Apr 1908, 245; 51, 25 Dec 1909, 826; 52, 22 Jan,17 Sep 1910, 53,595; 53, 8 Jul 1911, 470;  B 90, 24 Feb 1906, 215;  Irish Times, 20 Sep 1907,20 Jan 1912;   Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 351.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEABBEY, ABBEY (THE), SANATORIUM (LATER BELFAST MUNICIPAL SANATORIUM)
Date: 1920
Nature: Plans for extensions, including central heating station, ordered by Belfast Corporation.
Refs: Irish Times, 24 Sep 1920.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. ANTRIM, WHITEABBEY, ABBEY (THE), SANATORIUM (LATER BELFAST MUNICIPAL SANATORIUM)
Date: 1923
Nature: Tenders invited by Belfast Tuberculosis Committee for erection of steel and corrugated iron builtding at same, Apr 1923.
Refs: Irish Times, 19 Apr 1923.