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William Batt (architect)

William Batt (1840–1910) was a Belfast-based architect born in Derry. He is noted for designing many public buildings, amongst them a number of Orange Halls. Amongst his designs are the Orange Hall in Portaferry, County Down, and the front gate lodge for the Botanic Gardens in Belfast. He worked for the firm Boyd & Batt.

Batt joined masonic lodge No. 69 in Derry in October 1862.[1] He died in 1910, and is buried in Balmoral Cemetery in Belfast.

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  1. ^ William Batt Dictionary of Irish Architects