Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, PORTGLENONE, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (1ST)

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, PORTGLENONE, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (1ST)
Date: 1870-71
Nature: New church to seat 900. Free adaptation of Gothic. Rectangular plan, 80 x 46 ft, with square tower 60 ft high and slated spire.. Gallery. Estimate given to Rev. J. Harrison, Jan 1870. FS laid May 1870. Opened by Prof. Porter, Jul 1871. Contractor: George Tipping, Castledawson. Cost: £2,000.
Refs: IB 12, 1 Jun 1870, 133; Architect 3, 11 Jun 1870, 297; B 29, 29 Jul 1871, 593; W.D. Girvan & A. Rowan, Historic Buildings…in West Antrim (UAHS, 1970), 25;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 144(illus.),262-3.