Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KILKENNY, ANNAGHS CASTLE

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KILKENNY, ANNAGHS CASTLE
Date: 1797
Nature: 'Mr Murphy, at Annise or Anaghs, near Rosbercon, has made a residence which ornaments the country, three sides of his house are faced with Portland stone; he has formed a new road leading to it, 42 feet wide, the ditches...have offsets on which elms are planted...' (Murphy made a fortune in Spain)
Refs: William Tighe, Statistical Observations relative to the County of Kilkenny made in the years 1800 and 1801 (1802), 588.William Tighe, Statistical Observations relative to the County of Kilkenny made in the years 1800 and 1801 (1802), 588; J. Hall, Tour through Ireland (1813), ?; Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 4

Name: GEOGHEGAN, CHARLES
Building: CO. KILKENNY, ANNAGHS CASTLE
Date: 1866
Nature: Improvements, for Walter Sweetman.
Refs: MS list of plans in stable of CG, 2 Oct 1896, in possession of Joe macEochagáin, 2006 (photocopy in IAA, RP.B.48 (1-3)); DB 8, 1 Jan 1866, 12