Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. CORK, DROMORE (KILSHANNIG)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. CORK, DROMORE (KILSHANNIG)
Date: 1775p
Nature: 'Lord Muskerry [m. 1775; cr. baron. 1781] expended £30,000 on a great house, 120 x 80ft, part of which was finished and furnished in the most elegant & superb stile. He has been content to cut down the woods & to pull down the house & sell its materials to raise £1000 or £1,500. A few walls still remain & exhibit from a distance a lofty ruin' (Beaufort, 1788)
Refs: Journal of the Rev. D.A. Beaufort, 1788; JCHAS (1905), 36