Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. LOUTH, CLONMORE, CHURCH (CI)

Name: JOHNSTON, FRANCIS
Building: CO. LOUTH, CLONMORE, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1794
Nature: 'The church is a small but handsome edifice, built in 1794, at the sole expense of Primate Robinson' (Lewis) Steeple with 'minarets' (Shaw Mason)W. Shaw Mason, |Parochial Survey of Ireland|
Refs: William Shaw Mason, A statistical account, or parochial survey of Ireland (1814-19), ?; Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), I, 373; 'A letter from Francis Johnston', BIGS 6 (no. 1), Jan-Mar 1963, 1-2; E. McParland, 'Francis Johnston, Architect', BIGS 12 (nos. 3 & 4), Jul-Dec 1969, 73(illus.),74; Christine Casey & Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North Leinster (1993), 503

Name: BOYD, -
Building: CO. LOUTH, CLONMORE, CHURCH (CI)
Date: 1812
Nature: 'Mr Boyde...a respectable architect' paid £4.6s. in 1812 for work on church and steeple.
Refs: RCB Library, 'An account of of all sums of money levied for building and repairing of churches...June 1824' (information from Frank Keohane).