TARRING, JOHN #
- Born: 1806 Died: 1875
Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 758, and APSD, T, 100. According to the latter, Tarring 'was styled "the Gilbert Scott of the Dissenters"'. In Ireland he designed the Presbyterian church in King Street, Cork (1860-61).(1)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) DB 3, 1 Jan 1861, 390; obituary in B 34, 8 Jan 1876, 30.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for TARRING, JOHN #
|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, MACCURTAIN STREET, TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH|
|Nature:||New church in progress. Walls 10 ft up in Jan 1861. . Builder: Richardson, London. Clerk of Works also a Londoner. 'We are informed that the proceedings connected with this competition are likely to provide some work for the gentlemen of the long robe at the ensuing assizes.'|
IB 3, 1 Jan 1861, 390 (also mentioned in obituary of JT in B 34, 8 Jan 1876, 30); illus. in Laurence Kirkpatrick, Presbyterians in Ireland: an illustrated history (Booklink, 2006), 242.