Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Name: GRIBBON, EDWARD P.
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1853;1856;1859-60
Nature: Design selected in competition. FS laid, Aug 1856. Building delayed; 'approaching completion' in Dec 1859. Builder: Matthew McClelland, Derry. Resident archt: Stewart Gordon. C of W: Arthur Kent.
Refs: B 11, 30 Jul 1853, 484; 12, 15 Apr,18 Nov 1854, 198,594; 14, 30 Aug 1856, 470; 17, 17 Dec 1859, 829; DB 1, 1 Dec 1859, 155; 2, 1 May 1860, 250; 4, 15 Apr,1 Aug 1862, 89,194,194,195(illus.); IB 20, 1 May 1878, 133(illus.); 36, 15 Nov 1894, 255(illus.); design exh. RHA 1852 (no. 350) and ?1859 (nos. 319,322, described as 'Collegiate buildings')

Name: GORDON, STEWART
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1856-65
Nature: SG resident architect, responsible for completion of building begun to designs of E.P. Gribbon.
Refs: DB 2, 1 May 1860, 250; 4, 1 Aug 1862, 194,195(illus.); APSD 5, L, 134; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 390, pl.117

Name: LOUCH, FITZGIBBON
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1865
Nature: Did FL have something to do with completion of college after death of Stewart Gordon in 1860?
Refs: See notice of opening in DB 7, 15 Oct 1865, 251

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1869-1870
Nature: Turntable for 'Mr Gibson's telescope', heating lecture rooms, water supply.
Refs: PRONI, Young & Mackenzie papers, D2194/2/1

Name: YOUNG & MACKENZIE
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1881;1882-83
Nature: Professor's houses. Contractor: Colhoun.
Refs: PRONI, Young & Mackenzie papers, D2194/2/3 p.61; W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 39; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 390;  Paul Harron, Architects of Ulster: Young & Mackenzie, a transformational provincial practice 1850-1960 (Ulster Architectural Heritage Society, 2016), 216(illus.), 317.

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1889
Nature: Obelisk of Peterhead granite with draped urn on top erected by students in memory of late Dr Croskery.
Refs: IB 31, 1 Mar 1889, 67

Name: BARKER, WILLIAM
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1895
Nature: Professor's house
Refs: W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 39,61

Name: ROBINSON, MATTHEW ALEXANDER
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1905
Nature: Adds. & alts.
Refs: IB 47, 21 Oct 1905, 746

Name: ROBINSON & DAVIDSON
Building: CO. DERRY, DERRY, NORTHLAND ROAD, MAGEE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Date: 1911
Nature: Professor's house, gate lodge, alts. Tenders invited for erecting same, Sep 1911.
Refs: IB 53, 16 Sep 1911, 630; B 101, 22 Sep 1911, 345; W.S. Ferguson, A.J. Rowan, J.J. Tracey, Historic Buildings…in and near the City of Derry (UAHS, 1970), 39