Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DOWN, HELEN'S BAY, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. DOWN, HELEN'S BAY, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1896-97
Nature: New church. 13th century Gothic. Ballygowan slate with Scrabo sandstone dressings.  FS laid by Marchioness of Dufferin & Ava 24 Oct 1896. Opened 9 May 1897. Builder: William Kerr. Cost: £1,600. Spire remained unexecuted.
Refs: PRONI D.1898/1/21;  B 71, 31 Oct 1896, 361; 72, 15 May 1897, 446;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 142(illus.),278.