Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 087 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: POLLEN, JOHN HUNGERFORD #
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 087 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH)
Date: 1855-56
Nature: New chapel for John Henry Newman, who laid down the 'general proportions' of the design.   In style of early Italian basilica, as desired by Newman. Begun Summer 1855. Opened for worship 1 May 1856. Embellishment continued until autumn. Contractor: J.P. Beardwood.
Refs: Undated designs (interior perspective looking E and design for candlestick) in RIBA Drawings Collection see Jill Lever, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects O-R (1974), 83, and British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/xv4RsvrqLR/MAIN_CAT/146470007/9 (last visited, Apr 2009); B 14, 19 Apr 1856, 222; letters from John Henry Newman to JHP, Dec 1854-Nov 1855 in Letters of John Henry Newman XVI, 331,417,476-477,496,513,531,540; XVII, 4,229,263,326,328,333,341,345,401,403,440 (transcripts in Jones file); Irish Times, 19 Feb 1877;  R.F. Wilson, Newman's Church in Dublin (1916)(reviewed in IB 58, 26 Feb 1916, 94 and Building News 110, 21 Jun 1916, 591-2); Frederick O'Dwyer, The Architecture of Deane and Woodward (1997), 290-293(illus.); J. Anthony Gaughan, Newman's University Church (1997), 15-16;  Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005) , 473-4.

Name: SOULACROIX, CHARLES JOSEPH FREDERIC *#
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 087 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH)
Date: 1856ca?
Nature: Copies of paintings of Apostles in church of Tre Fontane, Rome. for attic storey of University Church.   With Antoine Sublet.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 474.

Name: FARRELL & SONS *
Building: CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, ST STEPHEN'S GREEN, NO. 087 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH)
Date: 1892
Nature: Posthumous bust of John Henry Newman.
Refs: Christine Casey, The Buildings of Ireland: Dublin (2005), 475.