Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, HOLLYMOUNT, MODEL AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL

Name: UNKNOWN ARCHITECT
Building: CO. MAYO, HOLLYMOUNT, MODEL AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL
Date: 1835ca
Nature: New. Established by Mansion House Relief Committee of 1822. 'Money has been trhown away upon an ostentations but useless building; and in the arrangement and execution of the plans, a sad lack of co-operation on the part of the influential residents of the neighbourhood is perceptible.'(Binns)
Refs: Samuel Lewis, A Topographical dictionary of Ireland (1837), II, 67; Jonathan Binns, The Miseries and Beauties of Ireland (1837), I, 398-400