Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 1087. In Ireland Young designed a new Presbyterian church in Howth, which was opened in 1900.(1)

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(1) B 79, 25 Aug 1900, 179; IB 42, 1 Oct 1900, 501.

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Date: 1898-1900
Nature: New church for Trustees of Howth and Malahide Presbyterian Churches to accommodate about 400 on site in Deer Park of Howth Castle demesne.  Late 14th century Gothic style.  Limestone rubble with Monk's Park stone dressings. FS laid 22 Sep 1898 by Mrs Hone, St Doulough's Park, Raheny. Opened, 12 Aug 1900. Builder: Joseph Small, Malahide.  Clerk of Works: William Lacy, Howth. Pitch-pine pews by T.R. Scott & Co., Dublin. Herringbone oak-block floor by Bourke & Co., Walthamstow. Joseph Small claimed payment of expenses due to him in legal action (Joseph Small v. William Baird, Rev. James Wilson, Joseph McFarlane and James Dickie), Feb 1903.
Refs: Irish Times, 23 Sep 1898,21 Jul,13 Aug 1900, 18 Feb 1903;  B 79, 25 Aug 1900, 179; IB 42, 1 Oct 1900, 501; illus. in Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 254.