DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Abbey Leix House (Abbeyleix House)

  • Architect: James Wyatt

    Date: 1773-76
    Designed: House for 2nd Lord Knapton

    Architect: Thomas Henry Wyatt

    Date: 1859
    Designed: Refaced exterior of House

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Reference: pg. 1114
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    Book Type: Softback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Seat of: Sir David Davies

    Past Seat of: Sir Thomas Vesey, early 18th century; John Vesey, 2nd Viscount de Vesci, 19th century; Vesci family here from the 18th century until 1995.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access to Grounds Only

    Historic Houses Member: No