Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, CASTLE STREET, ST COMGALL'S RC PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Name: LOVE, CASTOR JENNINGS
Building: CO. DOWN, BANGOR, CASTLE STREET, ST COMGALL'S RC PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Date: 1928-1931
Nature: New school for 1,200 pupils in Bangor Castle grounds.  Rustic brick with artificial stone dressings.  24 classrooms, assembly hall, 2 science rooms, library, woodworking room and domestic economy room. Tenders invited, May 1929.  Opened by Lady Londonderry, 25 Aug 1931. Cost:  £43,800. Contractor: Thomas McKee & Sons, Belfast.
Refs: IB 70, 27 Oct 1928, 915; 71, 2 Mar,11 May,17 Aug,28 Sep,9 Nov 1929, 190,418,735,876,1007;  Irish Times, 2 May, 3 Oct 1929, 26 Aug 1931;   Architect & Building News 121, 21 Jun 1929, 832; Marcus Patton, Bangor: an historical gazetteer (UAHS, 1999), 15(illus.),42