John Turner (architect)

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John Turner (1806-1890) was an English architect, noted for his ecclesiastical buildings.

Life[edit]

John Turner was born in Holborn, London in 1806. He actively practised as an architect and surveyor in London between 1830 and 1868.[1] before retiring to Rickinghall, Suffolk where he acted as a district surveyor.[2]

A memoir of his life was written by his son, John Goldicutt Turner.[3]

Notable buildings[edit]

  • Holy Trinity, Touchen End, Berkshire 1861-62. Nave with bellcote and chancel. In the Decorated style. The aisle windows all low, segment-headed and of three lights with reticulation units. Wooden posts between nave and south aisle on the pattern of Winkfield.[4]
  • St Peter, Church Road, Earley, Berkshire 1844. Grey vitrified brick.[4]
  • All Saints, Dunsden, Oxfordshire 1842

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of British Architects 1834-1900, comp. A. Felstead, J. Franklin and L. Pinfield (RIBA, 1993)
  2. ^ 1881 Census of England Class: RG11; Piece: 1847; Folio: 98; Page: 8; Line:  ; GSU roll: 1341447.
  3. ^ RIBA repository, NRA reference 34275 British Arch L
  4. ^ a b The Buildings of England, Berkshire. Nikolaus Pevsner. 1966 ISBN 0-14-071030-2

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