Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: CO. SLIGO, CLASSIEBAWN HOUSE (MULLAGHMORE)

Name: CARROLL, JAMES RAWSON
Building: CO. SLIGO, CLASSIEBAWN HOUSE (MULLAGHMORE)
Date: 1874-1877
Nature: 'Just completed', 1875 as a marine residence for Rt. Hon. W.F. Cowper-Temple, MP (stepson of Lord Palmerston).  Domestic Gothic. Local stone with Mountcharles stone dressings. Clerk of works: Hollwey.  Builder: Patrick Morris. Cost: £2,850.
Refs: IAA, PKS B05/20, B06/44, B07/39, A06 (Jun 1874); RHA 1874, no. 289; B 33, 30 Oct 1875, 982 (Mark Bence-Jones, Burke’s Guide to Country Houses. Volume I, Ireland. (London, 1978), 84, says that house was built for Lord Palmerston 'towards the end of his life', i.e. before 1865)