Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. KERRY, ARDFERT ABBEY

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. KERRY, ARDFERT ABBEY
Date: 1722ca;1830
Nature: Alts, 1722, to house built between 1650 and 1660. Further alts. in 1830. For Crosbie family (Earls of Glandore). Large Gothick gateway, 'not of a piece with rest of his[Earl of Glandore's] old-fashioned place' seen by Daniel Beaufort, 1788.
Refs: Journal of the Rev. D.A. Beaufort, Aug 1788; JRSAI 21 (1890), 49; Gleanings from an old portfolio (Edinburgh, 1896), 38-39