ROCHEAD, JOHN THOMAS #
- Born: 1814 Died: 1878
Scottish architect, of Edinburgh and Glasgow, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 494, and Dictionary of Scottish Architects (www.scottisharchitects.org.uk). In 1840, when he was working as principal draughtsman in the office of Hurst & Moffat, Doncaster, Rochead gained first premium from among 150 competitors for his design for a Catholic cathedral in Belfast.(1) Much later, in 1868, he exhibited a design for a church at Ballagh, Fermanagh, in the 'Early Pointed Gothic style'. The church was not executed.(2)
(1) B 36, 20 Apr 1878, 413; APSD, R, 54.
(2) RSA 1868, no. 123 (www.scottisharchitects.org.uk).
2 work entries listed in chronological order for ROCHEAD, JOHN THOMAS #
|Building:||CO. ANTRIM, BELFAST, CATHEDRAL (RC, PROPOSED)|
|Nature:||JTR wins first prize from among 150 competitors.|
|Refs:||B 36, 20 Apr 1878, 413; APSD, R, 54.|
|Building:||CO. FERMANAGH, BALLAGH (NEWTOWNBUTLER), CHURCH (RC?)|
|Nature:||Design for proposed RC? church in early pointed Gothic style exh. RHA 1868. Not executed.|
|Refs:||RSA 1868, no. 123 (www.scottisharchitects.org.uk)|