John Semple (architect)

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John Semple
Born 1801
Died 1882
Nationality Irish
Occupation Architect
Known for building many Church of Ireland churches

John Semple (1801–1882) was an Irish Architect who worked for the Board of First Fruits and designed such churches as Monkstown Church, Dublin and St. Marys Chapel of Ease, Dublin. He is noted for being ahead of his time in his style of architecture.

He shared his name with his father, John Semple, who worked for the Board of First Fruits. It is believed that he received his training from his father and in 1823-4 was taken into partnership with his father to the board.[1]

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