Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LIMESTONE ROAD, NEWINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, LIMESTONE ROAD, NEWINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1874-75;1877
Nature: New church for Presbyterian Church Building Society. Memorial stone laid by Sir Edward Coey, 9 Jul 1874. Dundonald red sandstone with Scrabo dressings and white string-courses. Internal dimensions 63'(l) x 40'(w) x 50'(h). Will cost over £2,000. Contractors: Russell Bros, Belfast & Newcastle. Nearing completion, May 1875. Steps built, 1877. Contractor: William Hunter. (Destroyed in air raid, 1941, and new church built to designs of Y & M on same site, 1052.)
Refs: IB 16, 15 Jul 1874, 196; PRONI, Young & Mackenzie papers, D2194/2/1,2; Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 143-4(illus.);  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 226(illus.),265.