MCCUTCHEON, JOHN DENIS
- Born: 1904c Died: 1976
Architect, of Coleraine, Co. Derry. Denis McCutcheon, the eldest son in a family of linen manufacturers, was born circa 1904. He studied architecture at the Belfast College of Technology and served his pupilage in Belfast. He then joined the staff of the Down County Council as senior assistant to the Schools Architect. In 1931 he entered the office of SAMUEL JOHN MCFADDEN of Coleraine. On McFadden's death in 1932, McCutcheon took over the practice.(1) In the post-war years he formed a partnership with John Wilkinson of Ballymena, Co. Antrim, which lasted until at least 1957.(2) He eventually retired from the partnership but continued in individual practice in Coleraine. He died at the age of seventy-two after a very short illness in March 1976.
RIBA: elected licentiate, 1953;(3) representative of RSUA at RIBA meetings.
RSUA: associate by 1937; member, 1939; president, 1956-58.
Addresses: 4 Queen Street, Coleraine, <=1932(4)->=1956; 32 The Diamond, Coleraine, 1967->=1968; 29 Abbey Street, Coleraine, <=1970->=1971; 27 Church Street, Coleraine, <=1972 until death.
See WORKS (for work up until 1940 only), BIBLIOGRAPHY.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the obituary of McCutcheon in RSUA Year Book (1977), 20, and from RSUA lists of members.
(1) IB 74, 22 Oct 1932, 963.
(2) RIBA Kalendar 1957-1958, 350.
(3) See note 2, above.
(4) See note 1, above.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for MCCUTCHEON, JOHN DENIS
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|Building:||CO. DERRY, COLERAINE, KILLOWEN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
|Refs:||IB 77, 15 Jun 1935, 529|
|Building:||CO. DERRY, CASTLEROCK, HEZLETT MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
|Nature:||New. Opened Aug or Sep 1937. Comtractor: James Connolly, Armoy.|
|Refs:||IB 78, 16 May 1936, 433|
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BALLYMENA, WAVENEY HOSPITAL|
|Nature:||Installation of steam boilers and heating system.|
|Refs:||IB 82, 6 Jul 1940, 446|
|Mccutcheon, John Denis||'The architect's place in the community'||19571||IB 99, 9 Feb 1957, 93. (Summary of lecture to RSUA.)|