SCRIVEN, JOHN ENRAGHT
- Born: 1823ca Died: 1872
John Enraght Scriven, civil engineer, was a son of Captain John Scriven of Ballymoney Lodge, Banbridge, Co. Down, and his wife, Jane (née Medlicott), and a younger brother of the Dublin physician and homoeopath, William Barclay Browne Scriven, who was an exponent of the the benefits of the Turkish bath.(1) John Enraght Scriven, a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, promoted the use of Turkish baths for animals. He laid out a Turkish bath in the basement of Straffan House, Co. Kildare, circa 1860, which was not executed. The drawings for the bath by JOHN MCCURDY are inscribed 'as arranged by J.E. Scriven, Esqre, CE'.(2) Scriven died on 21 February 1872.
(1) His second brother was the hymn writer Joseph Medlicott Scriven, for whom see DIB.
(2) Plans and sections in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, Straffan drawings, Bin VI, Roll 36b.
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|Building:||CO. KILDARE, STRAFFAN HOUSE|
|Nature:||Proposed Turkish bath in basement for 'arranged' by JES; architect John McCurdy.
3 sheets of drawings in IAA, McCurdy & Mitchell Collection, Straffan drawings, Bin VI, Roll 36b (Acc. 79/17).