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Irish country houses

27 November 2012

1840s – Innismore Hall, Derrybrusk, Co. Fermanagh

A smaller country house from the mid 1840s. A distinctive design with a curved bow end elevation and a bowed portico to the front. Demolished in the 1950s, but the four large Corinthian...

10 November 2012

1837 – Castle Upton, Templepatrick, Co. Antrim

Architect: Edward Blore Blore was reponsible for alterations and enlarging of House for 1st Lord Templetown in 1836-37. There is a fine mausoleum by Robert Adam in the graveyard from 1789. in the...

08 November 2012

1825 – Convamore House, Ballyhooly, Co. Cork

Architect: James Pain Large classical house built on an elevated site overlooking the River Blackwater, constructed for the 1st Earl of Listowel. It remained the Irish seat of the family until it was...

05 November 2012

1813 – Mountshannon House, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick

Architect: Lewis Wyatt The house was re-modeled in a neo-classical style after 1813 to the designs of Lewis Wyatt. The front 7-bay entrance was adorned by four ionic columns, the rear had a...

05 November 2012

1813 – Lismacue, Bansha, Co. Tipperary.

Architect: William Robertson The present house was completed in 1813 to the design of architect William Robertson. Located just outside Bansha in Co. Tipperary.

05 November 2012

1842 – Seafield, Co. Sligo

Architect: George Papworth Also known as Lisheen, and now almost completely ruined. Reputed to be haunted, the house was abandoned in the 1920s after repeated attempts to rid the house of its presence...

29 October 2012

1620s – Charlemont Fort, Co. Armagh

Charlemont Fort was a garrison built in Charlemont in 1602 by Lord Mountjoy. It was destroyed in 1920 by fire and the only building remaining today is the gatehouse. The 17th century governor’s...

29 October 2012

1828 – Clarina Castle, Clarina. Co. Limerick

Architect: James Pain & George Pain Also known as Elm Park. Designed by the Pains, for 3rd Baron Clarina, in the late 1820s with further work by Rawson Carroll in the 1880s. Demolished...

26 October 2012

1852 – Garron Tower, Co. Antrim

Architect: Lewis Vulliamy Designed by Lewis Vulliamy, an English architect. for the Marchioness of Londonderry on a spectacular elevated site. Described as “grimly rectangular”, the castle has little of the finesse or romanticism...