Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. TYRONE, FAVOUR ROYAL, CHURCH OF ST MARY, ERRIGAL PORTCLARE (CI, ERRIGAL TROUGH PARISH)

Name: HARGRAVE, JOHN
Building: CO. TYRONE, FAVOUR ROYAL, CHURCH OF ST MARY, ERRIGAL PORTCLARE (CI, ERRIGAL TROUGH PARISH)
Date: 1834-1835
Nature: New chapel of ease built by John Corry Moutray for his tenants at Favour Royal.  'A handsome cruciform church, in the later English style, with a square tower at the north-east angle, was erected in the demesne of Favour Royal, in 1835, at an expense of £1000 by J.C. Moutray, Esq., who has endowed it with £50 per annum, augmented with £30 per annum by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners.'(Lewis)   Consecrated 1835. Tentative attribution to JH by Rowan, on basis of stylistic similarities to Favour Royal.
Refs: S. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 609; J.B. Leslie, Clogher Clergy and Parishes  (1929), 196;  Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 292;  illus. in Clergy of Clogher  (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2006), 52.