Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD (& WHITEROCK ROAD), WOODVALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, WOODVALE ROAD (& WHITEROCK ROAD), WOODVALE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1898-99
Nature: New geometric Gothic church for 1,000 people at junction of Woodvale and Whiterock Rds. Nave, aisles, transepts, tower & broached stone spire. Ballygowan slate dressed with Giffnock sandstone. Memorial stones laid, 11 Jun 1898. Opened, 8 Oct 1899 by Rev. D.A. Taylor. Builder: Thomas McMillan, Ormeau Ave. Cost: £5,000, of which £4000 had to be raised by congregation..
Refs: Building News 74, 17 Jun 1898, 850; IB 40, 1 Jul 1898, 100; 41, 1 Nov 1899, 169;  Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 144(illus.);  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 151(illus.), 282-3.