Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, BARRACK STREET, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)

Name: HAGUE, WILLIAM [2]
Building: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, BARRACK STREET, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: 1890-1895
Nature: New cruciform church. Local stone from Dungannon and Dungiven. 3 marble altars by Pearse, Great Brunswick Street, Dublin.  FS laid 9 Nov 1890. Dedicated, 15 Sep 1895. Builder: Robert  Collen, Portadown. Cost over £30,000.
Refs: B 59, 15 Nov 1890, 393;   Irish Times, 16 Sep 1895;  Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 493; Feargal Tomas Harron, 'William Hague FRIAI: an architectural appraisal', Breifne VIII, no. 32 (1996), 709,712(illus.); Simon Walker, Historic Ulster Churches (Institute of Irish Studies, 2000), 145(illus.)

Name: OPPENHEIMER, LUDWIG, LTD *#
Building: CO. TYRONE, STRABANE, BARRACK STREET, CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (RC)
Date: 1915a?
Nature: Mosaic work in sanctuary (including floor?) and side chapels.
Refs: Oppenheimer brochure, 1915ca (information from Robert Field, Swanage, Dorset, Apr 2013).