Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KERRY, AGHADOE HOUSE (KILLARNEY)

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KERRY, AGHADOE HOUSE (KILLARNEY)
Date: 1837a
Nature: 'Lord Headley…has erected a splendid villa in the Italian style of architecture, commanding an interesting and extensive view over the great Lower Lake of Killarney; the approach is by a small but elegant bridge across a ravine, leading from the entrance gate and lodge, which are both in a corresponding style of architecture.''
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837) I, 14.

Name: ATKINS, WILLIAM
Building: CO. KERRY, AGHADOE HOUSE (KILLARNEY)
Date: 1862
Nature: For 3rd Lord Headley. Attr. to Atkins by Williams.
Refs: Jeremy Williams, 'William Atkins 1812-1887, a forgotten Cork Pre-Raphaelite' in A. Bernelle (ed.), Decantations: a tribute to Maurice Craig (1992), 246,249