TARVER, EDWARD JOHN #
- Born: 1841 Died: 1891
English architect, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 759. In Ireland Tarver designed an eccentric mausoleum-cum-private chapel in the grounds of Rossmore Castle, Co. Monaghan, erected by the 5th Baron Rossmore to commemorate the death of his brother, the 4th Baron, on 27 March 1874. Tarver's design, with an accompanying description, was published in the Building News in 1876.(1) Mulligan suggests that the Rossmore Monument in the Diamond in Monaghan might possibly also have been designed by Tarver.(2)
(1) Building News 30, 7 Apr 1876, 342 (illus.) Reference and other nformation from Rossmore Mausoleum Conservation Group.)
(2) Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 473,483.
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|Building:||CO. MONAGHAN, ROSSMORE PARK, MAUSOLEUM|
|Nature:||New mausoleum-cum-private chapel for 5th Baron Rossmore to commemorate death of 4th Baron Rossmore on 27 Mar 1874. Gothic, with domed circular tower at E end and corbelled-out E window.. Dark mountain limestone with pale grey stone from Delaney's quarries for finely wrought work. Interior chiefly brick. Mosaic floor with family arms by Mssrs. Simpson; Stained glass by Heaton, Butler & Bayne. Built by estate workmen.|
Building News 30, 7 Apr 1876, 342 (illus.). (Reference and other information from Rossmore Mausoleum Conservation Group.); Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 273.