Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROADWAY (& FALLS ROAD), PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROADWAY (& FALLS ROAD), PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1895;1898-99
Nature: New church in 13th cent. Gothic style with nave, aisles, shallow transepts, square tower and spire. Red brick with Dumfries sandstone.. FS laid 5 Jul 1895. George Thomson Memorial Hall connected by passage, added at rear, 1898-99. Gothic. Red brick with Dumfries sandstone sills. Opened, Mar 1899. Contractor for both structures: Thomas McMillan, Ormeau Ave, Belfast.
Refs: PRONI, W.H. Stephens & Sons papers, D1898/1/19; B 69, 16 Jul 1895, 16;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 153(illus.),277,296


Name: DOUGLAS, WILLIAM JOSEPH *
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, BROADWAY (& FALLS ROAD), PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Date: 1933
Nature: 4 windows in memory of Mr [i.e. Rev. J.W. Gibson?] Gibson (Solomon; Resurrection) and Mrs Gibson (Fath & Hope; Christ and the little Children)designed and carried out in the studio of Messrs. W.J. Douglas & Sons.
Refs: Publicity brochure of WJ. Douglas & Sons, post 1935, citing Northern Whig, Nov. 1933.