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Cottage ornée

22 January 2015

1815 – Lord Bantry’s Cottage, Glengarriff, Co. Cork

Glengarriff Lodge began life as a modest hunting lodge constructed in the 1760s by wealthy Bantry lawyer Richard White. The family was later granted an hereditary peerage for its resistance to Wolfe Tone’s...

11 September 2013

1814 – Swiss Cottage, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Architect: John Nash A “cottage orné” built in the early 1800s by Richard Butler, 1st Earl of Glengall to a design by the famous Regency architect John Nash. The house was not designed...

06 June 2013

1837 – Glena Cottage, Killarney, Co. Kerry

Cottage ornée originally built by Lady Kenmare for the use of friends and visitors to the Lakes. Queen Victoria had lunch here during her 1861 visit to Killarney. Destroyed by fire in 1922....

05 February 2010

1833 – Original Entrance, Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Architect: William Deane Butler There have been three turnstile entrances to the Zoo grounds. This, the earliest of them, is a quaint little cottage ornee with thatched roof.

25 September 2009

1776 – Derrymore House, Bessbrook, Co. Armagh

Architect: John Sutherland A late 18th century thatched house in a gentrified style, Derrymore House is owned by the National Trust and open to the public. John Sutherland was responsible for laying out...


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