John Loughborough Pearson (1817-1897)

Architect born in Brussels, but grew up and trained in Durham, before moving to London where he established himself. He worked principally on churches and cathedrals in the Gothic style, notably Truro Cathedral and the twin towers of Bristol Cathedral, as well as domestic architecture. His work in Wales includes St Theodore's, Port Talbot, where there is an example of his frequent collaboration with the stained glass firm Clayton and Bell. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Further reading

Anthony Quiney, John Loughborough Pearson (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979).

Sites associated with this person
   as architect: Church of St Edmund, Crickhowell , Powys
   as architect: Church of St Mary the Virgin, Pembroke , Pembrokeshire
   as architect: Church of St Theodore, Port Talbot , Neath Port Talbot
   as architect: Church of St David, Caerau , Cardiff
   as architect: Church of St Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil , Merthyr Tydfil
   as architect: Church of St Gastyn, Llangasty-Talyllyn , Powys
   as architect: Church of All Saints, Llanfrechfa , Monmouthshire

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