Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Amateur architect, who after recovering the family estates, forfeited during the lifetime of his father (d. 1720) built Kenmare House, near Killarney, Co. Kerry, circa 1726, acting as his own architect and using tradesmen working on the estate. The thirteen-bay, 2 storey house was built of local materials.





References

Information from Mark Bence-Jones,  Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 162(illus.).


1 work entries listed in chronological order for KENMARE, VALENTINE BROWNE, 3RD VISCOUNT


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Building: CO. KERRY, KENMARE HOUSE
Date: 1726ca
Nature: 13-bay, 2-storey house with high pitched roof designed by 3rd Viscount Kenmare, built from local materials using labour from the estate.
Refs: Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 162(illus.)