SMITH, GEORGE #
- Born: 1783 Died: 1869
Architect, of London, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (3rd edn., 1995), and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 642. George Smith was for a time surveyor to the Mercers' Company; in this capacity he designed Kilrea Church of Ireland parish church in Co. Derry in 1841.(1)
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(1) APSD VII, S, 93; North West Ulster, 336.
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|Building:||CO. DERRY, KILREA, CHURCH OF ST PATRICK (CI)|
|Nature:||New church for Mercers' Company. WIth William Barnes. 'Clumsy Norman Revival' (Rowan). Builders: James Little & Sons, 1 America Sq, London.|
|Refs:||Agreement, Nov 1840, and draft contract, 1841, between Mercers' Co. and Little & Sons, memorandum of payment of £3739 for church, 23 Feb 1841, &c. in Mercers' Co. records, Guildhall Library, London, refs. 5/57/419,420-423; APSD, Pt. XXII, S, 93; Alistair Rowan, The Buildings of Ireland: North West Ulster (1979), 336; J.S.Curl, The Londonderry Plantation (1986), 138-9,141, Pl.38,39|