Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. OFFALY, ANNAGHMORE

Name: MORRISON, RICHARD (SIR)
Building: CO. OFFALY, ANNAGHMORE
Date: ?
Nature: The 'villa designed for William Curtis, Esqr' by RM may be a proposal for this house. (William Curtis (1775-1848) was an improving landlord, but by 1837 the house had been acquired by the Fox family, who were probably responsible for its enlargement.)
Refs: Signed plans and elevations of classical 2-storey house in collection of loose drawings by RM, sold at Christie's 20 Jun 1978, now in NLI, PF 27 2130TX;  see National Inventory of Architecture,buildingsof ireland.ie (last visited Jun 2010), which gives date of earlier part of house as 1790