Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, DERRY, LONG TOWER STREET, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (RC)

Name: TOYE, EDWARD J.
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, LONG TOWER STREET, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (RC)
Date: 1908
Nature: Extension and remodelling. Transept added. High altar moved. Cost: £28,000. Builder: J. Ballantine.
Refs: W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 32

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, LONG TOWER STREET, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Moaic work (i.e. above doorways and opus sectile panels?)
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).

Name: SHARP, EDMUND *
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, LONG TOWER STREET, CHURCH OF ST COLUMBA (RC)
Date: ?
Nature: High altar with onyx shafts ('The death of St Columba'), 2 side altars, 2 pedestals (all Carrara marble) designed and executed by ES for Very Rev. W. Doherty.
Refs: E. Sharp's publicity booklet (1920s), 32,49(illus.),67(illus.)