DiCamillo Companion
Ireland

Ballyhaise House

  • Built / Designed For: Brockhill Newburgh

    House & Family History: Ballyhaise supposedly contains the earliest surviving oval room in the British Isles.

  • Architect: Richard Castle (Cassels)

    Date: Circa 1733
    Designed: House for Brockhill Newburgh

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  • Title: Guide to Irish Country Houses, A
    Author: Bence-Jones, Mark
    Year Published: 1988
    Reference: pg. 22
    Publisher: London: Constable and Company
    ISBN: 0094699909
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Unknown

    Park Listed: Unknown

  • Past Seat / Home of: Brockhill Newburgh, 18th century; Newburgh family here until 1800. William Humphrys, early 19th century; Humphrys family here until 1906.

    Current Ownership Type: School

    Primary Current Ownership Use: School

    Ownership Details: Since 1906 Ballyhaise College, a Teagasc agricultural college.

  • House Open to Public: No

    Phone: 0494-338-108

    Email: ballyhaise.college@teagasc.ie

    Website: https://www.teagasc.ie/education/teagasc-colleges/ballyhaise/

    Historic Houses Member: No