Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. MAYO, BALLINROBE, CREAGH HOUSE

Name: ROBERTS, SAMUEL USSHER
Building: CO. MAYO, BALLINROBE, CREAGH HOUSE
Date: 1874-75
Nature: Captain Knox, DL, erecting 'beautiful manor house to the right of the French chateau lately occupied by his predecessor'. Oblong with large square tower in centre. Approaching completion; 'estimate cannot fall short of £10,000 or £11,000 including terraces and approaches'. Contr: Semple, Galway. Subject of arbitration, Semple v. Knox, Oct-Nov 1876.
Refs: IAA, PKS B06a/35, B07/12; IB 17, 1 Jan 1875, 5