Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)  Street numbers may have changed due to re-numbering

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)
Date: 1880
Nature: New building in late Gothic style. Façade has large square tower in centre over entrance. Scrabo stone, with richly carved string courses. Embattled cornice and elaborate eaves course. FS laid 6 Apr 1880(?). To cost £10,000,. Contractor: Dixon & Co.
Refs: Architect 21, 8 Mar 1879, 145(illus.); PRONI, Young & Mackenzie papers, D2194/2/2; IB 22, 15 Apr 1880, 114; B 38, 10 Apr,5 Jun 1880, 457,696,698(illus.); Paul Larmour, Belfast: an illustrated architectural guide (1987), 48 (no. 104, illus.); Paul Harron, 'The Records of Young & Mackenzie, Architects and civil Engineers of Belfast at PRONI: Insights to a Firm and the Shaping of the Shaping of Ulster's Built Environment, c1850-1960' in Irish Archives: Journal of the Irish Society for Archives 22 (1915), 50-52(illus.);  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 96(illus.),106(illus.),107(illus.),338-339.

Name: PRAEGER, ROSAMOND *
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)
Date: 1921
Nature: Carved figures of Faith and Fortitude on war memorial designed by Young & Mackenzie.
Refs: Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 360(illus.).

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)
Date: 1921
Nature: War memorial. winged figures of faith and fortitude carved by Rosamond Praeger.  Entablature and pediment carved by J. Edgar Winter.
Refs: Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 360(illus.).

Name: WINTER, JOSEPH (OR JAMES) EDGAR *
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)
Date: 1921
Nature: Entablature and pediment of war memorial designed by Young & Mackenzie carved by JEW.
Refs: Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 360(illus.).

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD, NO. 005-017 (BELFAST ROYAL ACADEMY)
Date: 1929-1930;1932
Nature: New wing, 1929.(Contractor: F.B. McKee & Co.) Shed, 1932
Refs: IB 71, 11 May,3 Aug 1929, 418,704; 74, 16 Jan 1932, 69;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016),  338,360(illus.).